Ugo Rossi holds a doctoral degree in Geography from the University of Naples “L’Orientale” in Italy. He is currently ‘university researcher’ in economic-political geography at the University of Turin. His main research interests variously relate to the field of urban politics, bringing together political economy approaches and ideas drawn from critical theory . He’s editor of Dialogues in Human Geography and sits in the editorial board of the Italian-language journal Archivio di Studi Urbani e Regionali. He’s the author (with A. Vanolo) of Urban Political Geographies. A Global Perspective (Sage, 2012) and of Cities in Global Capitalism (Polity, 2017). His work has appeared in a number of academic journals, including Area, European Urban and Regional Studies, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Progress in Human Geography, Territory Politics & Governance, Urban Studies.