Federico M. Rossi (PhD, European University Institute, Florence in 2011) is a Researcher (tenure-track) of Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). His research interests focus on the relational study of social movements – state dynamics in policymaking, and on the historical analysis of strategy making. Federico has been visiting researcher at New York University and the Universidade de Brasília, and a postdoctoral fellow at Tulane University. He has published in several journals such as Social Movement Studies, Mobilization, International Sociology, Latin American Perspectives, and Latin American Politics and Society, among others. His most recent book (co-edited with Marisa von Bülow) is Social Movement Dynamics: New Perspectives on Theory and Research from Latin America (Ashgate – The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture, 2015).