Carlo Galli is professor in the Department of Historical Disciplines at the University of Bologna and president of the Gramsci Institute, Emilia-Romagna. He is author of numerous books, most notablyGenealogia della politica: Carl Schmitt e la crisi del pensiero politico modemo, reissued in 2010. Adam Sitze is assistant professor of law, jurisprudence, and social thought at Amherst College. Elisabeth Fay is completing a PhD in Italian studies at Cornell University. She is the translator of Carlo Galli's "Carl Schmitt and the Global Age."