Giovanni Maddalena (PhD, Roma Tre) is Associate Professor of History of Philosophy at the University of Molise, Italy. His academic work focuses on American Philosophy, especially on Charles S. Peirce and classical pragmatists. He is author of several books and more than one hundred scientific articles. Fulbright Research Scholar (2010), Professeur Invité at École Normale Supérieure (2015), invited professor at University of Sao Paulo (Brasil), Santa Fe (Argentina), he proposed a new paradigm of reasoning in The Philosophy of Gesture (Montreal, McGill-Queen’s 2015). He is Senior Fellow of the Institute of American Thought (IUPUI, Indianapolis) and Member of the Scientific Board of the Philosophy Department at École Normale Supérieure (Paris). He is founder and executive editor of the Journal European Journal of Pragmatism and American Philosophy, founder and president of the Associazione Pragma, founder and director of the Vasily Grossman Study Center. He directs the series Biblioteca del Leonardo at Editore Carabba.