Editorial Board

Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Sebastiano Maffettone

Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor of Political Philosophy and Dean of the Faculty of Political Science Luiss Guido Carli University Rome
Dean of the Faculty of Political Sciences
Director of the Center for Ethics and Global Politics
Director of the Centro di Studi e Ricerche sui Diritti Umani (CERSDU), Rome


Sebastiano Maffettone is an Italian philosopher, currently Full Professor of Political Philosophy at Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome, where he is also the Dean of the Faculty of Political Science. He specialized in Social Philosophy at the London School of Economics and among other appointments, has been a visiting professor at Harvard, Tufts and New York University. He is a member of many scientific committees supported by Adriano Olivetti, Einaudi and Ernst & Young foundations. Professor Maffettone is also Director of Filosofia e Questioni Pubbliche, a semi-annual review of political, moral and social philosophy and applied ethics. Professor Maffettone’s research concerns the development of an original vision of public ethics within the context of Italy and international themes of contemporary political philosophy. He also takes interest in the philosophy of John Rawls and has produced an Italian translation of A Theory of Justice.

Professor Maffettone has collaborated with several Italian journals and newspapers such as Il Mattino, Il Corriere Della Sera, Il Messaggero, Panorama and Il Sole 24 ore. He also directs two editorial columns, one edited by Liguori and the other by il Saggiatore. Professor Maffettone is the Director of CERSDU (Center for Research and Studies on Human Rights) sponsored by Luiss Guido Carli, a center dedicated to ethical dilemmas related to globalization. He has coordinated many projects on private and public research as well as national and international research, is the author of 16 books, and editor of several collective volumes. Professor Maffettone is widely known for his participation in academic and teaching initiatives in Italy and abroad, where he contributed to the academic debate thanks to his wide network of international relationships, participation in seminars, workshops and conferences in Italy and abroad.