Assοciate Professor in Political Behaviour and Research Methodology at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Macedonia, Greece – Political Analyst
Ioannis Konstantinidis holds a Ph.D. in British Politics from the Department of Government, University of Essex, UK. He has also studied Quantitative Methods (MA) at the University of Essex and Computer Science (BSc) at the University of Macedonia, Greece. He is currently an Assοciate Professor in Political Behaviour and Research Methodology at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Macedonia, Greece.
He is the author of ‘Choosing: Public Opinion in Greece and Around the World, 2015-2017 (Tziolas, 2018 [in Greek]). He is co-editor (with N.Marantzidis and T.S.Pappas) of Parties and Politics in Greece: New Developments (Kritiki, 2009 [in Greek]) and editor of the Greek edition of Tim Bale’s European Politics: A Comparative Approach originally published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2008 (Kritiki, 2011) as well as the Greek edition of Rod Hague’s and Martin Harrop’s Comparative Politics and Government originally published by Palgrave in 2005 (Kritiki, 2012). Most recent journal publications appear in Party Politics, Crime, Law and Social Change, Comparative European Politics, Representation, Journal of Political Marketing, International and European Politics.
From 2012 to 2015, he has been the principal co-ordinator of an EU-funded, three-year research project on measuring political radicalism in Greece. He has also been involved as a member of the Main Research Team in four other EU-funded research projects during the same period. He is the founder of the Greek Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Standing Group of the Hellenic Political Science Association. He has also been the Academic Coordinator of the Public Opinion Research Unit of the University of Macedonia from 2010 until May 2015 and the Scientific Coordinator of the polling company Prorata, from June 2015 to December 2018. In June 2018, he became the Head of the Institute for Progressive Reforms ‘Pi Square – Progress in Practice’.