Vitae

Vitae

  • EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
  • PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • SCIENTIFIC DISTINCTIONS AND PRIZES
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2012

PhD in Political Science, University of Lausanne

Les parlementaires suisses entre démocratisation et professionnalisation (1910-2010). Biographie collective des élus fédéraux et réformes du Parlement helvétique”, Jury members: Prof. Thomas David (supervisor, University of Lausanne), Dr. André Mach (co-supervisor, University of Lausanne), Prof. Yannis Papadopoulos (University of Lausanne), Prof. Maurizio Cotta (University of Siena).


2005

MA in Political Science, University of Lausanne

“L’émergence du discours néo-libéral dans le Tessin des années 1990 entre facteurs économiques et politiques”, Supervisor : Dr. André Mach.


PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Since January 2013

Senior Researcher – Research Observatory for Regional Politics (OVPR)- Institute of Political Studies (IEP), University of Lausanne.


August 2019-January 2020

Lecturer, Institute of Political Studies (IEP), University of Lausanne.
Bachelor Seminar “Le travail politique du local au national”, niveau Bachelor.

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August 2015-July 2016

Lecturer, Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies (IEPHI), University of Lausanne.
Master Seminar “Atelier des mémorants”.


August 2012-July 2013

Lecturer, Institute of Economic and Social History (IHES), University of Lausanne.
Master Course “Sociologie des élites – Les élites économiques et politiques suisses au 20e siècle” (with André Mach, Senior Lecturer).


April-December 2012

Graduate Assistant, Institute of Economic and Social History (IHES), University of Lausanne, Prof. Thomas David.


January-December 2011

Fellowship for prospective researcher SNF.
Guest researcher at Centre for the Study of Political Change (CIRCaP), University of Siena. Supervisor: Maurizio Cotta.


October 2007-December 2010

Research Assistant and Doctoral Student SNF, University of Lausanne.
Research Project “Les élites suisses au 20e siècle: un processus de différenciation inachevé?” directed by Dr. André Mach (Institute of Political and International Studies, IEPI) and Prof. Thomas David (Institute of Economic and Social History, IHES).


October 2006-September 2007

Graduate Assistant, Institute of Political and International Studies (IEPI), University of Lausanne, Prof. Olivier Fillieule.


September-December 2006

Scientific Collaborator at the Osservatorio della vita politica (OVP) – Ufficio di statistica, Bellinzona


March-August 2006

Stage at the Osservatorio della vita politica (OVP) – Ufficio di statistica, Bellinzona.


SCIENTIFIC DISTINCTIONS AND PRIZES

2013

Award of the Faculty of Social and Political ScienceUniversity of Lausanne

For the excellence of his doctoral thesis in political science entitled: “Les parlementaires suisses entre démocratisation et professionnalisation (1910-2010): Biographie collective des élus fédéraux et réformes du Parlement helvétique”. Andrea Pilotti’s thesis, which fills an important gap in the Swiss political science literature, is distinguished by its empirical richness, historical depth, analytical finesse and comparative openness (CHF 1’000).

Encouragement Award of the Swiss Society for Parliamentary Affairs (SGP/SSP)

Prize for the outstanding thesis entitled “Les parlementaires suisses entre démocratisation et professionnalisation (1910-2010)” (CHF 1’000).


2011

Fellowship for prospective researcher of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

For the project “Les parlementaires suisses et l’Assemblée fédérale au 20e siècle entre démocratisation et professionnalisation. Biographie collective des élus fédéraux et réformes du Parlement helvétique”, Centre for the Study of Political Change (CIRCaP), University of Siena (CHF 43’420).


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