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Dr Stratos Patrikios

Senior Lecturer


Personal statement

Dr Stratos Patrikios

Stratos studied History and Politics at the Universities of Ioannina, Essex and Strathclyde (PhD, 2008). His primary field is religion and politics with a focus on individual political preferences, organisational processes, and church-state relations. He has also undertaken extensive collaborative and inter-disciplinary research on the origins and consequences of group identities, as well as on Greek society and politics. His work on religious regulation with Fabrizio De Francesco received the 4th Giandomenico Majone Prize by the Standing Group on Regulatory Governance, European Consortium for Political Research. Stratos is the BA (Hons) Politics & International Relations Course Leader.

Recent working papers:

  • Lay involvement in church bureaucracies: The Church of Greece
  • Church-state relations and political clientelism in comparative perspective, with Georgios Xezonakis
  • Measuring regulation as social control across fields, with Fabrizio De Francesco

Teaching and supervision:

  • Religion and politics
  • Survey design
  • Statistical analysis



Churches as firms : an exploration of regulatory similarities
Patrikios Stratos, De Francesco Fabrizio
Socio-Economic Review, (2018)
Better the devil you know : threat effects and attachment to the European Union
Patrikios Stratos, Cram Laura
Comparative European Politics Vol 14, pp. 717-734, (2016)
Patrikios Stratos
ReligionMacmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks: Religion Vol 3, (2016)
Globalization, religiosity and vote choice : an empirical test
Patrikios Stratos, Xezonakis Georgios
Globalisation and Domestic PoliticsComparative Study Of Electoral Systems, (2016)
European Union symbols under threat : identity considerations
Cram Laura, Patrikios Stratos
European Identity RevisitedCritical European Studies, (2015)
Visual primes and EU identity : designing experimental research
Cram Laura, Patrikios Stratos
Research Methods in European Union StudiesResearch Methods in European Union Studies, (2015)

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AQMeN Collaborative Small Grants Scheme
Shephard, Mark Peter (Principal Investigator) Patrikios, Stratos (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Nov-2011 - 30-Jun-2012
The Impact of Subliminal Exposure to National Symbols on Attitudes to the Constitutional Status of Scotland: An Experimental Approach
Patrikios, Stratos (Co-investigator)
The Impact of Subliminal Exposure to National Symbols on Attitudes to the Constitutional Status of Scotland: An Experimental Approach
Period 01-Jul-2012 - 31-Dec-2012
Implicit Triggers, Identiy(Ies) And Attitudes To The European Union: An Experimental Approach
Patrikios, Stratos (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Dec-2010 - 30-Nov-2011

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