works as an Associate Professor of Political theory in the Department of Politics, Institutions, History at the University of Bologna. He has been research fellow at the Humboldt Universität, Berlin; in the Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Western Sydney; at the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme, Paris; and at Duke University. His research work has focused on the classical modern European political philosophy as well as on the history of political, social, and legal sciences in Germany between the Nineteenth and the Twentieth centuries. In the last decade his work has particularly centered on the relations between globalization, migration and citizenship as well as on postcolonial theory and criticism. He is an active participant in the discussion within the tradition of Italian autonomist Marxism and (post)operaismo and one of the founders of the UniNomade, later EuroNomade network.
His latest books, both together with Brett Neilson: Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor (2013), The Politics of Operations (2019).