Founder & Director Federica Weblearning
Mauro Calise is Professor of Political Science at the University of Naples Federico II and a Past-President of the Società Italiana di Scienza Politica (2008-10).
He is the founder and Director of federica.eu (www.Federica.eu), the largest worldwide provider of open access multimedia courseware in Italian. He is the Editor and Director of the International Political Science Association Web Portal for Electronic Sources (www.IPSAPortal.net).
His international activities include the International Political Science Association (Vice-President, 2000-2003); Visiting Professor, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris; Visiting Professor and Research Fellow, Cornell University; Research Fellow, Harvard Center for European Studies.
He has published books, journal articles and newspaper columns in several areas, including state theory, political parties, executive elites, political communication and concept analysis. He is the author, with Theodore J. Lowi, of Hyperpolitics. An Interactive Dictionary of Political Science Concepts, University of Chicago Press (www.hyperpolitics.net).
With 300 blended courses and 75 MOOCs Federica Weblearning is the first Italian University Center fully devoted to innovation and experimentation of multimedia distance education, with intense international cooperation.