Damian Tambini is an expert in media and communications regulation and policy, and active in policymaking as well as academic research. He is Research Director of the Department of Media and Communications at the LSE. He is the author of many articles on media and communications regulation and policy and author/editor of several books. He co-wrote Codifying Cyberspace (Routledge, 2008), co-edited Cyberdemocracy (Routledge, 1998) and Citizenship, Markets, and the State (Oxford University Press, 2000). Other publications include Nationalism in Italian Politics (Routledge, 2001).