Articles by Giulia Vicentini

07 2021

What is the role of political science in public debate? A sobering lesson from Italy

Giulia Vicentini
Political scientists are typically accused of remaining in their ivory towers. YePolitical scientists are often accused of hiding away in ivory towers, yet their participation could significantly enhance public debate. Andrea Pritoni and Giulia Vicentini analyse one such case, in Italy. In so doing, they discover a missed opportunity to increase the social relevance of the disciplinet their participation could enhance public debate and increase the social relevance of the discipline. Andrea Pritoni and Giulia Vicentini analyse one such case, in Italian public debate, and discover a missed opportunity
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Giulia Vicentini
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Siena

Giulia has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Trento (2014–2016), Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence (2016–2018) and University of Bologna (2018–2020).

She is currently master tutor and research collaborator at the University of Siena's Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences.

Her research interests deal with party politics, candidate and leader selection, higher education policies, and political elites.

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