Donatella Campus (Ph.D European University Institute) is
currently associate professor of Political Science at the
University of Bologna, where she teaches Political Communication and Political Leadership. She taught courses at the Dickinson
College, Bologna Centre. She has been post-doctoral visiting
fellow in the department of Government of the University of Essex;
Fellow at the Italian Academy at the Columbia University, New York;
Jemolo Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University, Chercheuse invitee at SciencesPo, Paris. She was member of the editorial board of political science of the publisher
Il Mulino (2007-15) . Since 2013 she is a member of the Scientific Board of
the Istituto Cattaneo. She is member of the Executive Board of the Italian Association of Political Communication. She was a member of the Committee for Equal
Opportunities of the University of Bologna (2009-2012). She is in the scientific board of "Comunicazione Politica" and in the editorial board of "European Journal of Political Research".
Her research interests are political communication, political
leadership, especially female leadership, and celebrity and entertaining politics.
She authored Lo stile del leader (Il Mulino 2016); Women Political Leaders and the Media
(Palgrave-MacMillan, 2013), Antipolitics in Power (Hampton
Press, 2010), Comunicazione Politica: Le nuove frontiere
(Laterza 2008), L'elettore pigro (Il Mulino 2000). She
edited L'immagine della donna leader (Bononia
University Press, 2010); with G. Pasquino Masters of
Political Science (ECPR Press 2009) e with M. Bull and G.
Pasquino Maestri of Political Science (vol II) (ECPR Press
2011). Her publications appeared in the main international
journals in the field of political communication such as
Political Communication, International Journal of Press and
Politics, European Journal of Communication.
Other articles appeared in Journal of Contemporary European
Studies, Journal of Modern Italian Studies, European Journal
of Women's Studies; International Journal of Public Opinion Research, French Politics; Journalism.