Short CV/Education and training

  • 2002
    Undergraduate Studies at the department of International and European economic and political studies, University of Macedonia, Greece. Specialization: Political studies and Diplomacy

  • 2003
    MA in Comparative Democratization at the University of Essex

  • 2004 – 2007
    Data Services officer, UK Data Archive, University of Essex

    PhD in Political Science. Topic: Valence Politics

  • 2007 – 2008
    Research Officer at Birkbeck College London

  • 2008 – 2009
    Research Officer at the Third Sector Research Centre, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton

  • 2009 – 2010
    Max Weber Post Doctoral Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence

  • Since 2010
    Head of International Data Infrastructures at GESIS- Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Selected publications

  • Horton Laurence and Katsanidou Alexia Purposing your survey: archives as a market regulator, or how can archives connect supply and demand in IASSIST Quarterly Winter 2011 p. 18-23

  • David Hugh-Jones, Alexia Katsanidou, and Gerhard Riener Intergroup Conflict and the Media: An Experimental Study of Greek Students after the 2008 Riots International Journal of Conflict and Violence 5(2)2011

  • Jensen U., Katsanidou A., Zenk-Möltgen W. 2011 Metadaten und Standards in Büttner S., Hobohm H. und Müller L. (eds.) Handbuch Forschungsdatenmanagement (Bad Honnef: Bock und Herchen Verlag)

  • Katsanidou, Alexia Age Cohorts and the Funnel of Causality: How Social Characteristics Influence Our Vote EUI Working Papers Florence 2010

Selected projects

  • FP7 DASISH on Research Infrastructures for the Social Sciences and Humanities

  • CESSDA ERIC on Research Infrastructure for Social Sciences

  • The Archive and Data Management Training Centre at GESIS

  • Charmstats a data harmonization platform

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • CERES Consortium for European Research with Election Studies

  • GrEPOP – Greek Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Group

  • Political Science Association PSA (UK)

  • Elections Public Opinion and Parties EPOP (UK)

  • European Consortium of Political Research ECPR Standing Group on Voting Behaviour and Public Opinion in a comparative perspective


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