FORTUNATO MUSELLA, is Professor of Political Science at the University of Naples Federico II and he has been Professor of Political Concepts for the Phd courses of the Scuola Superiore Normale di Pisa (2010-2017). He serves in the Italian University Council (CUN) and in the Executive Board of Federica WebLearning, Center for Innovation and Dissemination of Distance Learning. He is currently member of the Editorial Board of the Italian Political Science Review. His main research interests include the study of government, presidential politics, political parties, concept analysis and new media. Among his recent publications the volumes Governi monocratici. La svolta presidenziale nelle regioni italiane (Bologna, Il Mulino, 2009), Il premier diviso. Italia tra presidenzialismo e parlamentarismo (Milano, Bocconi, 2012), Political Leaders beyond Party Politics (London, Palgrave, 2017), and sixty book chapters and articles published in peer review journal such as European Political Science Review, Representation, Contemporary Italian Politics, Rivista Italiana di Scienza Politica, Quaderni di Scienza Politica.