Federica Izzo is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the London School of Economics. She was a visiting researcher at the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago in 2017, and will be at NYU's Department of Politics in the spring of 2018. She holds an MSc in Comparative Politics from the LSE and a BSc in Political Science from LUISS University (Rome).
Her main area of interest is Formal Theory. Her research investigates how ideology influences parties’ strategic behaviour, especially in contexts of incomplete information, as well as the accountability and self-selection of elected officials.