is full Professor of Constitutional law at the University of Ferrara (Italy). His current research agenda focuses on theory of the constitution, the constitutional adjudication, the legal sources in the system of the EU law. He is author of some books and articles (the complete list of publications is available at http://www.robertobin.it/bibliografia.htm). He is also co-author (with G. Pitruzzella) of Le fonti del diritto (Bologna, 2009) and of some textbooks on constitutional law (Diritto costituzionale, XI ed., Torino 2010, with G. Pitruzzella), public law (Diritto pubblico, VIII ed., 2010, with G. Pitruzzella), and European institutions (Profili costituzionali dell’Unione europea, Bologna 2008, with P. Caretti). He is member of the editorial board of “Quaderni costituzionali,” “Rivista di diritto costituzionale” and “Le Regioni,” and editor in chief of the on-line journal “Forum di Quaderni costituzionali” (http://www.forumcostituzionale.it).