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Theofanis Exadaktylos

Senior Lecturer in European Politics, University of Surrey

Dr. Theofanis Exadaktylos is Lecturer in European Politics in the Department of Politics. His current research interests include the Europeanization of foreign policy, politics of austerity, issues of policy implementation and political trust and the current Eurozone crisis from the perspective of the rise in populism.

He is the co-editor of the JCMS Annual Review.


  • 2011–present
    Lecturer in European Politics, University of Surrey


  • 2010 
    University of Exeter, PhD
  • 2005 
    London School of Economics, MSc
  • 2004 
    Tufts University, BA


  • 2014
    Capelos, T. and Exadaktylos, T. “‘The good, the bad and the ugly’: stereotypes, prejudices and emotions on Greek media representation of the EU financial crisis”, Karyotis, G. and Gerodimos, R. (eds.) The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece Beyond the Crisis, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, (forthcoming).
  • 2013
    Exadaktylos, T. and N. Zahariadis “Explaining Institutional Change during Europe’s Financial Crisis, 2008-2012” , Haastrup, T. and Eun, Y. (eds.) Regionalising the Global: Assessing broader dynamics of the economic crisis, Palgrave/Macmillan
  • 2013
    Remapping political trust in the Greek crisis: where has it gone wrong?, Tsilimpounidi, M. and Walsh, A. (eds.) Remapping Crisis in Greece, Zero Books
  • 2013
    Vasilopoulou, S., Exadaktylos, T. and Halikiopoulou (2013) “Greece 2009-2011: austerity, populism and the politics of blame”, Journal of Common Market Studies, (forthcoming).
  • 2012
    Policy Implementation and Political Trust: Greece in the age of austerity, Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe
  • 2012
    Greece – Argentina, 0-2: On Political Trust, Evropaiki Ekfrasi, 84(1): 30-32