Laurea, University Turin, Italy, 1965. Master of Arts, School Advanced International Study, Washington, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (honorary), University Buenos Aires, 1996.
Doctor of Philosophy, La Plata, 2000.
Assistant professor political science Bologna (Italy) University, 1969-1973, Florence (Italy) University, 1970-1973. Associate professor political science Bologna University, 1973-1975, Florence University, 1973-1975. Full professor political science Bologna University, since 1975, director department political science, 1983.
Adjunct professor politics, Bologna Center Johns Hopkins, since 1973. Visiting professor College of Europe, 1995, 97, 98, University of California at Los Angeles, 1998, Clare Hall, Cambridge, 2003. Visiting fellow, Christ Church College, Oxford University, 2001.
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He was the editor of the journal "Il Mulino" between 1980 and 1984, and "The Italian Review of Political Science" between 2001 and 2003.
Senator of the Italian Republican, 1983-1987, 87-92, 94-96. Chairman Conference Group on Italian Politics, 1979-1981. Co-editor Rivista Italiana di Scienza politica, 2001-2003.
Member American Political Science Association, Association Il Mulino.
Son of Emanuele and Gabriella (Molinatti) P. Divorced, 1990; children: Sara, Emanuele.