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Dr Stratos Patrikios

Senior Lecturer


Personal statement

Dr Stratos Patrikios

School of Government and Public Policy

Stratos studied history and politics at the Universities of Ioannina, Essex and Strathclyde (PhD, 2008). His primary field is religion and politics, with a particular focus on political behaviour, church-state relations, and the internal politics of organised religions. His scholarly interests also cover modern Greek politics. His research has been funded by various organisations such as the Applied Quantitative Methods Network, the British Academy, the Carnegie Trust and the Economic and Social Research Council. He has published in journals such as the Journal of Peace Research, Parliamentary AffairsPolitical BehaviorSocio-Economic Review and South European Society & Politics. Stratos received the 4th Giandomenico Majone Prize by the ECPR Standing Group on Regulatory Governance for his work on religious regulation with Fabrizio De Francesco.



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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  • Religion and politics
  • Democracy and difference
  • Research methods
  • Project supervision (BA, MSc, PhD)


AQMeN Collaborative Small Grants Scheme
Shephard, Mark Peter (Principal Investigator) Patrikios, Efstratios (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, Efstratios (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, Efstratios (Co-investigator)
Period 01-Dec-2010 - 30-Nov-2011

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