Dr Georgios Samaras
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Public Policy
Dr Georgios Samaras is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Public Policy at the International School for Government, King’s College London.
He earned his PhD in Political Science from King’s College London, and his MA in Education Policy from the same institution. His doctoral research focused on the rise of the far-right Greek neo-Nazi party ‘Golden Dawn’, and its impact on voting behaviour.
Between 2019 and 2022, he taught politics at University College London and the London School of Economics. Additionally, Dr Samaras serves as a political adviser in Greece. He is a Fellow of the Populism Team and the Higher Education Academy of the UK.
Currently, Dr Samaras is working on his first monograph, which is set to be published in 2023.
- Political Communication
- Far-right Politics
- Media Policy
Georgios is a scholar with a keen interest in the political economy of media, as well as the implementation of policies for regulating social networking. In his forthcoming monograph, he delves into the emergence of far-right politics in Greece, examining the underlying factors that have led to support for extreme political entities.
Georgios is currently seeking to supervise PhD students with a focus on the following areas of research:
- Policy responses to far-right extremism
- Media policy and mobilization
- Political communication in Europe
If you are a PhD candidate interested in any of these areas, please reach out to him for potential supervision opportunities.
- Approaches to Policymaking
- The Policy Process