Andrea L. P. Pirro is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore. He holds an M.A. in Politics from the University of Sheffield and a Ph.D. in Comparative and European Politics from the University of Siena. He is joint convenor of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on Extremism & Democracy. His research interests include the relation between extremism and democracy, populism, Euroscepticism, social and political change in Europe, party politics, and social movements. His work appeared, amongst others, in Government and Opposition, East European Politics, as well as a number of edited volumes. He is the author of the monograph The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe: Ideology, Impact, and Electoral Performance (Routledge, 2015). He is a regular media commentator on populist and radical politics.
Research interests: radicalism, populism, euroscepticism, corruption, and Central and Eastern EuropeHome page
Monograph - 2018
Monograph - 2017