Team


The metapolls team:

Emmanouil Tsatsanis
Emmanouil is currently a Researcher at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology at the Lisbon University Institute. He holds a PhD from Washington State University and an MA from the University of Essex. He has taught in the United States, Greece, Morocco and Portugal and has spent time as Visiting Scholar at research institutes in Japan and Spain. He has published articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including electoral behavior, ideological change, populism and conservative ideologies, usually with an area focus on Southern European countries.

Yannis Tsirbas
Yannis is lecturer of Social Research Methodology at the University of Athens, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He holds a PhD from Panteion University and an MA from the University of Essex. He has published a monograph on electoral political communication and several articles and book chapters. His main academic interests include electoral behavior, right wing ideology, political communication, the formation and interaction between media and public agendas, as well as the implementation of experimental research designs.

Dimitra Pitharopoulou
Dimitra is currently a student at the University of Athens, Department of Political Science and Public Administration with a focus on International and Euporean Studies. Her main areas of interest include International Relations and Economic Affairs. Her mother tongue is Greek and she has a thorough knowledge of English, French, Italian and Spanish, as well as a basic knowledge of German.

Maria Poulopoulou
Maria is studying Political Science and Public Administration specialized in International and European Studies at the University of Athens. Her main areas of interest include International and European Interactions, Political Issues, Human Rights and Global Environmental Affairs. She has a perfect knowledge of English and German.

Constantinos Saravakos
Constantinos is currently a graduate student in “Political Science and Sociology” at the University of Athens, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He owns a B.A. in Philosophy and History of Science from the same University. He is also researcher at Institute of Research & Training on European Affairs, studying “The economic and political governance of the EU in the context of the economic crisis. The continuing democratic deficit and the rise of euroscepticism-critical evaluation and proposed actions”. He is currently working on his MA dissertation on “Liberal Think Tanks in Greece from 1974 till now” . His main academic interests include political sociology and comparative politics, as well as epistemology of social sciences. Finally he is one of the founding members and member of the steering committee of “John Stuart Mill Research Group”.


Thodoris Papadopoulos
Thodoris is currently a free-lancer Web Developer. His main areas of interest include Web Development, User experience, Data Visualization

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