Dr Yiannos Katsourides

Dr Yiannos Katsourides is a full faculty member of the University of Nicosia, Department of Governance and Politics. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Cyprus. HewaspreviouslyDirector of  Prometheus Research Institute and adjunct lecturer at the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Cyprus. He has held visiting fellowships from the Hellenic Observatory of the European Institute of the LSE, the Institute of CommonwealthStudies of the University of London for 5 years (2010-2015) and the British School at Athens.

His research interests include South European Politics, Cyprus and Greek politics, radical left and extreme right political parties, political participation, and political institutions. He is the author of three books: The History of the Communist Party in Cyprus (I.B. Tauris, 2014); The Radical Left in Government: the cases of SYRIZA and AKEL (PalgraveMacmillan, 2016); The Greek Cypriot Nationalist Right in the Era of British Colonialism (Springer, 2017). His articles have appeared in West European Politics, South European Society and Politics, and in the Journal of European Integration, among others.