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Takis Kafetzis
Professor of Political Science

Date of birth: January 1, 1952

Place of birth: Athens, Greece

School Attended

1996.   PhD. of Political Science, University of Athens
1977.   D.E.A of Political Sociology, E.H.E.S.S., Paris
1974.   Bachelor of Law, University of Athens

Employment History

2004 –     University of Peloponnese, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dpt. of Social &       Educational Policy, Professor.
1984-2004.   Institute of Political Sociology, Greek National Centre of Social Research, Senior Researcher.  

Research Specialization

Political Culture
Social Research Methods

Research Experiences

1985- 1996.   Research Projects on Comparative Political Culture & Political Behavior, National Centre of Social Research, Greece
2002, 2004.  Director of the 1st and 2nd wave of the ‘European Social Survey’, National Centre of Social Research, Greece.
Vice Director of the Institute of Political Sociology, National Centre of Social Research, Greece.

Teaching Specialization

Political Science, Political Culture, Public Policy, State Theory.

Research Interests

Empirical Political Theory, Democratic Theory, public opinion (meta-) data analysis, longitudinal data analysis, electoral behavior

Publications (indicative)

Citizens, Society, Politics (ed.), Athens, 2007
On Political Corruption, a theory for the State, Athens 2007 (article).
Fear and Democracy, 2006 (article)
Nation and Democracy in the Greek secondary education (ed.), Athens, 2000.
A Journey in Reason and History (ed.), Athens, 1996.
Citizens, Politics and Political Culture in Greece, Athens, 1996.
Of Political Cynicism, Athens, 1994 (article).
In search of citizen and politics, Athens, 1988 (article).