Raffaele Marchetti is assistant professor in International Relations at LUISS. His research area concerns global politics and governance, transnational civil society, political risk, and democracy. He also acts as an external expert for the European Commission and other public/private institutions on issues of governance, public policy, civil society, and peacebuilding. In 2015 he produced one of the first MOOCs on IR entitled From International Relations to Global Politics for Iversity. Among his most recent publications: La politica della globalizzazione (Mondadori, 2014); Contemporary Political Agency: Theory and Practice (Routledge, 2013, co-ed. with B.Maiguashca), Global Democracy: Normative and Empirical Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2011, co-ed. with D.Archibugi and M.Koenig-Archibugi), Civil Society, Ethnic Conflicts, and the Politicization of Human Rights (United Nations University Press, 2011, co-ed. with N.Tocci), Conflict Society and Peacebuilding (Routledge, 2011, co-ed. with N.Tocci) and Manuale di politica internazionale (UBE, 2010, co-au. with F.Mazzei and F.Petito).