Martin J. Bull is Professor of Politics and Associate Dean for Research & Innovation at the University of Salford. He is former Director of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR). He obtained his doctorate at the European University Institute, Florence (1987) and was formerly Head of Department, Head of School, Associate Dean Research and Deputy Chair of Senate at the University of Salford, as well as, externally, Director of the European Consortium of Political Research. He is a specialist of Italian and comparative politics, and his publications include: Italy Transformed: Politics, Society and Institutions at the End of the Great Recession, Special Issue of South European Society and Politics, Issue 1, 2018, edited with G. Pasquino; Italian Politics: Adjustment under Duress (Polity, 2005) with James Newell; and Italy: A Contested Polity (Routledge, 2009) edited with Martin Rhodes.
Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS); “Martin Bull Prize for Exceptional Contribution to the ECPR” (2019)