Lawrence Rosenthal is the founder and executive director of
the Center for the Comparative Study of Right-Wing Movements, University of
California, Berkeley. He has taught at
UC Berkeley in the Sociology and Italian Studies Departments and was a
Fulbright Professor at the University of Naples in Italy. He has studied
the Right in the United States and in Italy and is currently working on a study
of the contemporary American Right in comparison to movements of the Right in
20th century Europe.