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Christianna Alexiou


Christianna Alexiou is an MSc in Regulation student at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she is studying governance, policy, and law extensively. Her research and academic interests include: procedural justice, accountability and participation in decision-making processes, DEI policy, public interest regulation, socio-legal studies, comparative and cross-cultural policy and law, discourse, and human rights.

Before beginning her master’s degree, Christianna received a Bachelor in Journalism Honours with a double minor in Law and Spanish from Carleton University in Ottawa. Upon graduating she was awarded the Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement for finishing in the top 3% of the 2022 graduating class.

Christianna is also a freelance writer and editor, experienced in journalism, strategic communications, and corporate and public-sector communications. Her published works have appeared in the Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa Sun, Ottawa Business Journal, Montreal Gazette, and The Province, among others. Notably, two of her articles, covering Indigenous language preservation and sustainability in fashion, were shortlisted for the Fraser MacDougall Prize for Best New Canadian Voice in Human Rights Reporting.

Her academic contributions have appeared in the journals Journalism Practice, and Facts and Frictions.


  • –present
    MSc in Regulation Student, London School of Economics and Political Science


  • 2022 
    Carleton University, Bachelor of Journalism Honours (Double Minor in Law and Spanish)


  • 2024
    Shifting Spaces: How Journalism Students Perceive their Training through the COVID-19 Pandemic, Journalism Practice