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Francesco Biagi

Senior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/21 Comparative Public Law

Short Bio

Senior Assistant Professor of Comparative Public Law at the Department of Legal Studies of the University of Bologna, and Researcher at the Center for Constitutional Studies and Democratic Development (a partnership between the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe and the University of Bologna). From October 2015 to January 2017 he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law (Heidelberg), where he now works as a legal consultant. In 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 he was Visiting Professor at the College of Law of the University of Illinois. He has written extensively on transition processes, constitution-building, forms of government, constitutional justice, hybrid and illiberal regimes. His latest books include European Constitutional Courts and Transitions to Democracy (Cambridge University Press 2020); Comparative Constitutional History. Volume 1: Principles, Developments, Challenges (edited with J.O. Frosini and J. Mazzone, Brill 2020); Political and Constitutional Transitions in North Africa: Actors and Factors (edited with J.O. Frosini, Routledge 2015).

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Dipartimento di Scienze Giuridiche
Via Zamboni 27/29, Bologna - Go to map

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