Giovanni MaddalenaGiovanni Maddalena (Ph.D. Roma Tre) is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Molise, Italy. He specializes in American Philosophy, especially focusing on Charles S. Peirce and other classical pragmatists.

He is the Executive Editor of The European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy, and is the author of several books and articles on Peirce’s work.

Since 2009 he has been an appointed member of the International Committee of the Charles S. Peirce Society.

Dr. Maddalena is also the scientific director of the “Life and Fate Study Center” which organized conferences on Vasily Grossman’s work (2006, 2009). He is the editor of the book Il romanzo della libertà. Vasilij Grossman tra i classici del XX secolo, [The Novel of Freedom: Vasily Grossman among the Classics of the 20th Century], Rubbettino, Soveria Mannelli 2007.

He is a Fulbright Research Scholar for the year 2009-10.