Chiara Superti is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. She received her B.A. from the University of Bologna in International and Diplomatic Science. She earned her Master Degree in International Affairs and Pacific Studies at the University of California of San Diego in 2009 where she specialized in Public Policy and Institutional design. Her research interest includes Electoral politics, party politics and political communication with a special regional focus on Southern Europe, Israel and Latin America.