Davide Vampa is a Lecturer in Politics and IR at Aston University. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at De Montfort University in Leicester and Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods at The University of Nottingham. He completed his doctorate at the European University Institute in Florence. His research interests focus on the link between territorial party politics and public policy. He recently published a monograph on the regional politics of welfare in Italy, Spain and Great Britain (Palgrave Macmillan). He has also published articles and book chapters on multi-level politics, social policy, changing local representation and populist parties in Western Europe.
He is co-convenor of the PSA Italian Politics Specialist Group.