Dr Georgios Samaras
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Int’l School for Government
The Policy Institute





georgios.samaras [at] kcl.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 7325

40 Aldwych
Bush House - North East Wing
King’s College London
Room 8.09
WC2B 4BG

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About


I am an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the International School for Government and Policy Institute, King's College London. During the academic year 2022/23, I served as Leverhulme Lecturer in Political Economy at the Department of Political Economy. I earned a PhD in Political Science in 2022, after completing an MA in Education Policy in 2018 - both from King's College London.

In 2024, King’s College London and the Athens-based think tank ETERON formed a partnership. I will be leading several funded research projects focused on Greek voting behaviour as part of this collaboration. 

Starting in 2024, I became a Research Associate at the London School of Economics’ Hellenic Observatory. I also hold a Research Associate position at the ENA Institute and have been a Fellow of Team Populism at Brigham Young University. Additionally, I joined the Scientific Committee of the Greek Review of Social Research at EKKE in 2024.

My research interests have expanded to encompass investigations into communication strategies utilized by far-right extremist groups in the 21st century. Moreover, I am interested in exploring unconstitutional practices within politics and proposing policy measures to combat forms of democratic norm abuse. 

In my spare time, I record music under the alias Plastic Flowers. In 2023, I joined Onassis Stegi for a monthly mixtape show. I have also been developing algorithms on MAX/MSP and I enjoy coding, drawing, and surfing. Finally, I hold a black belt in Taekwon-Do.

Access my CV here.