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SHORT BIO

Andrea L. P. Pirro is a 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 in different international peer-reviewed journals as well as a number of edited volumes. He is the author of 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.

5 Most recent publications (already published, HARVARD Reference Style):

  1. Pirro, A.L.P., and S. van Kessel (2017) ‘United in Opposition? The Populist Radical Right’s EU-pessimism in Times of Crisis’. Journal of European Integration, doi: 10.1080/07036337.2017.1281261 [link]
  2. Pirro, A.L.P. (2016) ‘Hardly Ever Relevant? An Appraisal of Nativist Economics through the Hungarian Case’. Acta Politica, doi: 10.1057/s41269-016-0032-y [link]
  3. Pirro, A.L.P. (2015) The Populist Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe: Ideology, Impact, and Electoral Performance. London: Routledge [link]
  4. Pirro, A.L.P. (2014) ‘Digging into the Breeding Ground: Insights into the Electoral Performance of Populist Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe’. East European Politics, 30(2): 246-270 [link]
  5. Pirro, A.L.P. (2014) ‘Populist Radical Right Parties in Central and Eastern Europe: The Different Context and Issues of the Prophets of the Patria’. Government and Opposition, 49(4): 599–628 [link]

RESEARCH INTERESTS (including specific methodological competences; up to 5 keywords)

  • Extremism, radicalism, and populism
  • Euroscepticism
  • Comparative European politics (East and West)
  • Parties and party systems
  • Social movements

 

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