Alessio Ponzio received his PhD in history and politics from the Universita Roma Tre and is now pursuing a second degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in women's studies and history. He has held fellowships at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College and the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.
A valuable and original contribution to the historiography of the totalitarian project in Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany. Alessio Ponzio should especially be commended for his transnational focus and for the rigor with which he traces the interactions, influences, and tensions between the youth organizations of the two regimes."-Joshua Arthurs, author of Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy