Marco Lisi

Political Studies
Assistant Professor


5-Building B2

Teaching languages



Scientific areas

  • Political Parties
  • Political behaviour
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political communication

Research Associations and Networks

  • Standing group on Political Parties, European Consortium for Political Research
  • Standing Group on Southern European Politics, European Consortium for Political Research

Research Projects

  • The Personalisation of Politics in the 21st Century- A Research Project on Electoral Democracy
  • Party pledges and Democratic Accountability: The Portuguese case in a comparative perspective

Selected Publications

  • The professionalization of campaigns in recent democracies: the Portuguese case, European Journal of Communication, 28 (3), 2013, pp. 259-276.
  • Campaign effects in a changing environment: the 2006 Italian legislative elections”, Journal of Political Marketing, 10 (4), 2011, pp. 328-349.
  • A arte de ser indispensável. Líder e organização no Partido socialista português. Imprensa de Ciências Sociais: Lisbon, 2009.
  • "New Politics in Portugal: The Rise and Success of the Left Bloc." Pôle Sud 30 (1):127-44.Lisi, Marco. 2010. "Innovation and Adaptation in Contemporary Left-Wing Parties: Lessons from Southern Europe." Perspectives on European Society and Politics 11 (1):60-79.
  • Ao serviço do líder: as campanhas eleitorais do Partido Socialista. In Análise Social XLIII (3), 2008, pp. 505-29.

Academic training

Year Degree Area Institution Grade
Political Science
University of Florence
Political Science
Political Science
University of Florence

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Visiting Scholar - Ohio State University (2008 and 2010)
  • Post-doc Fellow - Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon (Portugal) 2008-2011
  • Lecturer at the Universidade Lusófona (2007-2008)
  • South European Society & Politics - Editorial assistant (2007-2011)

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