Alexia Katsanidou is the scientific director of the GESIS Department Data Archive for the Social Sciences and Professor of Empirical Social Research at the University of Cologne.
Alexia Katsanidou is a comparative political scientist. She currently works as a PI on projects regarding the impact of the crisis in political representation and political behaviour (Project: Solikris) together with WZB and University of Heidelberg, and public opinion turning points on the environment and climate change (DominoES) together with PIK.
She has an M.A. in Comparative Democratization (2003) and a Ph.D. in Politics (2008) from the Government Department at Essex University, UK. She studied International Politics and Economics at the University of Macedonia, Greece. In the period 2010-2015 she has lead the Team International Data Infrastructures at the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences.
Alexia Katsanidou has served in the Board of Directors of CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives) and in Secretary of the Board of IFDO (International Federation of Data Organisations). She is also a member of the scientific advisory board of Verbund Forschungsdaten Bildung (Network for Education Research Data), the Czech and the Austrian Social Science Data Archive, and the Standing Group on Political Methodology of the European Council of Political Research (ECPR). She also advices research projects on data collection, data management and content related scientific issues on political engagement and representation.
Alexia Katsanidou's research interests are in the field of comparative electoral studies and include political behavior, quality of representation and radicalization of European societies. She has been awarded the Max Weber post-doc Fellowship in European University Institute for the year 2009-2010 as well as research grants from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the German Reesarch Foundation (DFG), the Leibniz Alliance, British Academy and the Max Planck Society the DFG and the European Union (FP7 and H2020). Her work has been published among others, in European Journal of Political Research, European Union Politics, West European Politics, European Political Science.To top
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Ann-Kathrin Reinl. 2021 (Forthcoming). "The European Solidarity Deal and Eurosceptic Voting in EU debtor states ." Journal of European Integration.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Zoe Lefkofridi. 2020. "A decade of crisis in the European Union: Lessons from Greece." Journal of Common Market Studies 58 (S1): 160-172. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcms.13070. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/jcms.13070.
Smith, E. Keith, Christina Eder, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2020. "On thinning ice: understanding the knowledge, concerns and behaviors towards polar ice loss in Germany." Polar Geography 43 (4): 243-258. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1088937X.2020.1755904.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Ann-Kathrin Reinl. 2020. "Populists in government: Voter defection and party resilience." Representation 56 (3): 349-366. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00344893.2019.1700153.
Lefkofridi, Zoe, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2018. "A step closer to a transnational party system?: Competition and coherence in the 2009 and 2014 European parliament." Journal of Common Market Studies. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12755.
Zenk-Möltgen, Wolfgang, Esra Akdeniz, Alexia Katsanidou, Verena Naßhoven, and Ebru Balaban. 2018. "Factors influencing the data sharing behavior of researchers in sociology and political science." Journal of Documentation. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2017-0126.
Capelos, Tereza, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2018. "Reactionary politics: Explaining the psychological roots of anti preferences in European integration and immigration debates." Political Psychology. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pops.12540.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Christina Eder. 2018. "Vote, Party or Protest: The Influence of Confidence in Political Institutions on Various Modes of Political Participation in Europe." Comparative European Politics 16 (2): 290–309. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/cep.2015.27.
Capelos, Tereza, Alexia Katsanidou, and Nicolas Demertzis. 2017. "Back to Black: Values, Ideology and the Black Box of Political Radicalization." Science and Society 2017 (35): 35-68. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/sas.11493. http://dx.doi.org/10.12681/sas.11493.
Otjes, Simon, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2017. "Beyond Kriesiland: EU Integration as a super-issue after the Eurocrisis." European Journal of Political Research 2017 (56 (2)): 301-319. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1475-6765.12177. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1475-6765.12177/full.
Katsanidou, Alexia, Laurence Horton, and Uwe Jensen. 2016. "Data Policies, Data Management and the Quality of Academic Writing." International Studies Perspectives 2017 (17 (4)): 379-391. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/isp/ekv014. http://isp.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/02/10/isp.ekv014.abstract?ijkey=uzSgGJPHD0WXXIR&keytype=ref.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Simon Otjes. 2016. "How the European debt crisis reshaped national political space: the case of Greece." European Union Politics 2016 (17(2)): 262-284. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1465116515616196.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Roula Nezi. 2014. "From valence to position: economic voting in extraordinary conditions." Acta Politica 49 (4): 413–430. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/ap.2014.14. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ap/journal/v49/n4/abs/ap201414a.html.
Lefkofridi, Zoe, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2014. "Multilevel representation in the European Parliament." European Union Politics 15 (1): 108-131. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1465116513501907. http://eup.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/09/30/1465116513501907.abstract.
Hamann, Kerstin, Alison Johnston, Alexia Katsanidou, John Kelly, and Philip H. Pollok. 2014. "Sharing the rewards, dividing the costs? : The electoral consequences of social pacts and legislative reform in Western Europe." West European Politics online first. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01402382.2014.911481. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01402382.2014.911481#.U7UUFpSSxJQ.
Gherghina, Sergiu, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2013. "Data availability in political science journals." European Political Science (12): 333–349. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/eps.2013.8.
Hugh-Jones, David, Alexia Katsanidou, and Gerhard Riener. 2011. "Intergroup conflict and the media: an experimental study of Greek students after the 2008 riots." International Journal of Conflict and Violence 5 (2): 325-344. http://www.ijcv.org/index.php/ijcv/article/view/172.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Iannis Konstandinides. 2011. "Leaders in second role before and after the change in leadership selection procedure: British Conservatives." Science and Society H. 27 83-100.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Laurence Horton. 2011. "Purposing your survey: archives as a market regulator, or how can archives connect supply and demand." IASSIST Quarterly Winter 2011 18-23. http://www.iassistdata.org/iq/purposing-your-survey-archives-market-regulator-or-how-can-archives-connect-supply-and-demand.To top
Contribution to edited volume
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Slaven Zivkovic. 2020. "Comparing voting in national referendums on EU issues." In How referendums challenge European democracy: Brexit and beyond, edited by Richard Rose, 117-133. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-44117-3_7.
Netscher, Sebastian, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2019. "Understanding and implementing research data management." In Handbuch Methoden der Politikwissenschaft, edited by Claudius Wagemann, Achim Goerres, and Markus Siewert, online first. Wiesbaden: Springer VS. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-16937-4_4-1. https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-658-16937-4_4-1.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2016. "Greece in times of crisis: Shaping political identification." In Values, economic crisis and democracy , edited by Malina Voicu, Ingvill Constanze Mochmann, and Hermann Dülmer, 223-239. London: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138959170.
Eder, Christina, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2014. "When citizens lose faith: political trust and political participation." In Political trust and disenchantment with politics: international perspectives , edited by Christina Eder, Ingvill Constanze Mochmann, and Markus Quandt, International Studies in Sociology and Social Anthropology 125, 83-108. Leiden: Brill.
Schneider, Silke L., Alexia Katsanidou, Laurence Horton, and Christof Wolf. 2013. "Postgraduate training for acquiring social science data skills." In Understanding research infrastructures in the social sciences, edited by Brian Kleiner, Isabelle Renschler, Boris Wernli, Peter Farago, and Dominique Joye, 168-176. Lausanne: Seismo.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2013. "The Euro Crisis and New Dimensions of Contestation in National Politics." In The Euro crisis and the state of European democracy , edited by Bruno De Witte, Adrienne Heritier, and Alexander H. Trechsel, 242- 263. Florence: European University Institute. http://cadmus.eui.eu/handle/1814/27016.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Zoe Lefkofridi. 2012. "Citizen representation at the EU level: policy congruence in the 2009 European parliament election." In An audit of democracy in the European Union, edited by Susan Banducci, Mark Franklin, Heiko Giebler, Sarah Hobolt, Michael Marsh, Wouter van der Brug, and Cees van der Eijk, 147-167. Florence: European University Institute. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2870/51555. http://www.piredeu.eu/Database/DOCS/PIREDEU_Audit_of_Democracy_2012.pdf.
Jensen, Uwe, Alexia Katsanidou, and Wolfgang Zenk-Möltgen. 2011. "Metadaten und Standards." In Handbuch Forschungsdatenmanagement, edited by Stephan Büttner, Hans-Christoph Hobohm, and Lars Müller, 83-100. Bad Honnef: Bock u. Herchen. http://opus.kobv.de/fhpotsdam/volltexte/2011/231/.
Smith, E. Keith, Christina Eder, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2018. "On Thinning Ice: Understanding the Knowledge, Concerns and Actions Towards Melting Polar Ice in Germany." ECPR General Conference 2018, Hamburg, 24.08.2018.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Dafina Kurti. 2015. "A web-based data management tool for collaborative studies." IASSIST 2015: Bridging the Data Divide: Data in the International Context.
Otjes, Simon, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2015. "Beyond Kriesiland: The Relationship between Economic, Cultural and European Issues in Europe After the European Debt Crisis." 9th Max Weber Fellows’ June Conference, European University Institute.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Wolfgang Zenk-Möltgen. 2015. "Data sharing behavior: a social psychology approach." IASSIST 2015: Bridging the Data Divide: Data in the International Context.
Eder, Christina, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2014. "Before and after the crisis: a comparative analysis of the stratification of protest activities in Europe." ECPR 2014: 8th General Conference.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2014. "CESSDA Archives and Research Data Management activities." IASSIST 2014 - 40th Annual Conference "Aligning Data and Research Infrastructure".
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2014. "Choosing and Harmonising Data From Different Sources and Different Levels of Analysis." ECPR 2014: 8th General Conference.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Katjana Gatterman. 2014. "Economic Crisis and Quality of Representation: : Comparing the 2009 and 2013 German Federal Elections." ECPR 2014: 8th General Conference.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Simon Otjes. 2014. "How the European crisis reshaped the Greek political space?." 2nd Conference of Greek Network for the Study of Elections Public Opinion and Parties (GrEPOP) .
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2014. "National data management policies: a cross-national comparison of their impact on data archives and institutional repositories." IASSIST 2014 - 40th Annual Conference "Aligning Data and Research Infrastructure".
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2014. "Shaping political identification: the case of Greece in times of crisis." 3rd European Conference on Comparative Electoral Research.
Recker, Jonas A., and Alexia Katsanidou. 2014. "Supporting the creation, management, and long-term preservation of social science research data: CESSDA Training (Poster)."
Winters, Kristi, Martin Friedrichs, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2014. "The case of CharmStats or how the process of harmonization can document itself using the right tool." IASSIST 2014 - 40th Annual Conference "Aligning Data and Research Infrastructure".
Katsanidou, Alexia, Uwe Jensen, and Laurence Horton. 2013. "Academic writing and research data management." 5th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA). de.slideshare.net/GESISarchivetraining/esra-24334994.
Eder, Christina, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2013. "Alienated, frustrated, disaffected? Some thoughts about protests and protesters in European countries." Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA).
Horton, Laurence, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2012. "Archives as a market regulator, or how can archives connect supply and demand?." IASSIST 2012 - 38th Annual Conference. http://www.slideshare.net/GESISarchivetraining/iassis-tpresentation.
Eder, Christina, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2012. "As time goes by: overtime connection between political disenchantment and political trust." IPSA World Congress of Political Science.
Betz, Dirk, Claudia Biniossek, Ulrich Hamenstadt, Alexia Katsanidou, Markus Quandt, Oliver Watteler, Dennis Wegener, and Harald Wypior. 2012. "Aufbau einer Infrastruktur zur multidisziplinären Nachnutzung experimenteller Primärdaten der Wirtschafts- und Sozialforschung mit Forschungsschwerpunkt Große Gruppen." Gesellschaft für experimentelle Wirtschaftsforschung - Jahrestagung 2012.
Horton, Laurence, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2012. "Election studies: a research data management challenge." IASSIST 2012 - 38th Annual Conference. http://www.slideshare.net/GESISarchivetraining/2-laurencealexia-iassistpkwashington2012submitted.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Roula Nezi. 2012. "From valence to position: economic voting in extraordinary conditions." IP-VAA'12: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Voting Advice Applications. http://vaaworkshop2012.tiddlyspot.com/.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Roula Nezi. 2012. "From valence to position: economic voting in extraordinary conditions." What Happened to Incumbency Voting? Economic Voting and the Financial Crisis. http://www.politicologie.be/nieuws/1340813230.pdf.
Gemenis, Kostas, Alexia Katsanidou, and Sofia Vasilopoulou. 2012. "Politics of anti-environmentalism in Europe: positional issue framing by radical right parties." Midwest Political Science Association.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Zoe Lefkofridi. 2012. "Representation in EU ‘split-level’ democracy: evidence from the 2009 European Parliament Election." IPSA IPSA 22nd World Congress of Political Science.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2012. "The Euro crisis and new dimensions of contestation in national politics." 2012 EUDO Dissemination Conference. http://www.eui.eu/Projects/EUDO/EUDODisseminationConference/2012/Index.aspx.
Eder, Christina, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2012. "Wenn die Bürger den Glauben in die Demokratie verlieren: Politisches Vertrauen und politische Partizipation." Kongress der DVPW "Die Versprechen der Demokratie", Arbeitskreis Demokratieforschung.
Horton, Laurence, and Alexia Katsanidou. 2011. "Archives as a market regulator, or how can archives connect supply and demand?." Knowledge Exchange Primary Research Data Workshop.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Zoe Lefkofridi. 2011. "Asymmetrical representation?: Policy congruence gaps in the 2009 European Parliament election." 1st European Conference on Comparative Electoral Research.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2011. "Citizen representation in the EP election." Max Weber Programme Lustrum Conference. European University Institute.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Markus Quandt. 2011. "Data Sharing in DASISH." IASSIST 2011 : Data Science Professionals: a Global Community of Sharing. http://www.iassistdata.org/downloads/2011/2011_g4_katsanidou_quandt.pdf.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Zoe Lefkofridi. 2011. "Policy congruence gaps?: Citizen representation in the 2009 European parliament election." EPOP 2011: Annual Meeting “Election, Public Opinion, and Parties”.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Laurence Horton. 2011. "Purposing your survey: Archives as a market regulator, or how can archives connect supply and demand?." Annual conference of the European Survey Research Association.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2011. "Vote choice as party identification or issue voting: differences between age groups." Issue voting and party identification: the meaning of policy preferences in a party democracy. University of Macedonia.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Iannis Konstantinidis. 2010. "Hidden leaders: the connection between leader selection criteria and campaign strategies of the British Conservatives." EPOP 2010: Annual Meeting “Election, Public Opinion, and Parties”.
Hakhverdian, Armen, Alexia Katsanidou, and Quinton Mayne. 2010. "Realizing citizenship in unequal societies: Understanding the effects of socioeconomic inequality on political competence in contemporary Europe." EPOP 2010: Annual Meeting “Election, Public Opinion, and Parties”.
Katsanidou, Alexia, and Kostas Gemenis. 2010. "Why the environment might not be the textbook example of a valence issue." EPOP 2010: Annual Meeting “Election, Public Opinion, and Parties”.To top
Contribution not at conference
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2018. "From one crisis to another: How are transnational conflict lines shaped in the European Parliament." Workshop “EP Elections and the Restructuring of the European Party-Political Space” Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam , 07.12.2018.
Expertise and review
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2020. "Electoral Studies ." Anzahl: 1.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2020. "European Union Politics." Anzahl: 1.
Katsanidou, Alexia. 2020. "Journal of Politics." Anzahl: 1.