Maria Tullia Galanti is associate professor at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Milan. She teaches policy analysis and evaluation and in her research activity si currently focused on policy formulation, policy advice and evidence-based policy making, policy entrepreneurship and leadership. She is editorial manager of the Rivista Italiana di Politiche Pubbliche - Italian Journal of Public Policies.
Barbara Saracino is Senior Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna. Her main research interests deal with Methodology and Sociology of Science. She teaches Methodology of Political and Social Research and Science, Society and Public Engagement. She is member of the steering committee of the research centre Observa Science in Society and also coordinator of Science in Society Monitor.