Prof. Colin Crouch is an external scientific member of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies at Cologne and a professor emeritus of the University of Warwick. He previously taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of Oxford (Fellow of Trinity College), and the European University Institute, Florence. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and of the Academy of Social Sciences, and a member of the Accademia delle Scienze di Torino. His most recent books include Post-Democracy (2004) ; The Strange Non-death of Neoliberalism (2011) ; Governing Social Risks in Post-Crisis Europe (2015) ; The Knowledge Corrupters : Hidden Consequences of the Financial Takeover of Public Life (2016) ; Society and Social Change in 21st Century Europe (2016) ; The Globalization Backlash (2019) ; Will the Gig Economy Prevail ? (2019) ; Manifesto for Social Europe (2020) ; and Post-Democracy after the Crises (2020).