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Kyriaki Nanou

Lecturer in European Politics, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Dr Kyriaki Nanou is a Lecturer in European politics and joined the School in 2013. She previously held a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford, a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence and a Fellowship in European Politics in the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Expertise Summary

Her research interests include comparative politics, including elections and parties within Europe, European integration, Euroscepticism, Europeanisation and democratic deficit, quantitative and qualitative research methods, rational choice theory and political economy.

Teaching Summary

Her primary teaching interests are in the area of comparative politics, including European politics in particular relating to parties, elections, public opinion and also European integration,… read more

Research Summary

She is currently working on a book project that examines how the process of European integration affects party competition at national elections (forthcoming from Oxford University Press). She has… read more

Recent Publications

Her primary teaching interests are in the area of comparative politics, including European politics in particular relating to parties, elections, public opinion and also European integration, including courses with a research methods component. She has previously taught at the London School of Economics and at the University of Essex.

Current teaching responsibilities:

  • Political Representation in the European Union (module convenor)
  • M12017 Politics and Society in Europe (module convenor)
  • M11110/M11150 Introduction to European Politics (UG)

Current Research

She is currently working on a book project that examines how the process of European integration affects party competition at national elections (forthcoming from Oxford University Press). She has recently started working on a British Academy funded project to measure the European Union (EU) involvement in policy-making over time by compiling a new index of Europeanisation. Other recent projects include the effects of the Eurozone crisis on public attitudes towards the EU, the link between the crisis and the rise of welfare nationalism and the effect of Europeanisation of policies on congruence between party positions and citizens' preferences.

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