I am currently finishing my Ph.D. in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the European University Institute, where I’ve worked in the POLCON project for the past five years.

From March 2019 you can find me in Munich where I will be a postdoc at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institut (GSI) in a project on European elections and political structuring.

With a background on economics and international relations, I have a multidisciplinary approach to my areas of interest, which span across the fields of comparative politics—party competition, voting behaviour, democracy and representation; and political sociology—social class, political attitudes, and political conflict; with a regional focus on Southern Europe.

My research is broadly driven by my interest in the political translation of the socioeconomic transformations that globalisation has brought about in advanced capitalist societies in the last decades. Amongst other things, I have studied the emergence of new parties, economic and political grievances, and the structure and transformation of political conflict.

Concretely, my dissertation focuses on the restructuring of political conflict in Southern Europe in the shadow of the Great Recession.

Although I am not a very good musician, in the past I have played in a few bands and recorded a few songs. I have also organised a few jam sessions in Bar Fiasco at the EUI.

I am available by email and always happy to have a coffee!