Leonardo Morlino is professor of Political Science at LUISS, Rome and President of International Political Science Association (IPSA) (2009-12). In 2004 he was awarded the Jean Monnet Chair in European Studies.

He was Bechtel Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Stanford, Ca, (USA) (2002-3); Jemolo Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford University (UK) in 1998, 2007, and 2009; visiting Professor at Institute Juan March in Madrid (Spain) in 1995-96; visiting Professor at Institute d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (France) in 1992-93, 1993-94, and 2008; and Monte dei Paschi Fellow at St. Anthony’s College, Oxford in 2010. He was co-editor of Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica from 1977 through 1991.