Spyros Kosmidis


Comparative Politics and Government; Constitutions and Government; Democracy and Democratic Theory; Elections and electoral politics; Electoral systems; Institutions and organisations; Methods; Political Parties; Representation.


Journal Articles


Dinas, E., Antoniou, G. and KOSMIDIS, S. (2020) “Collective Victimhood and Social Prejudice: A Post-Holocaust Theory of anti-Semitism”, Political Psychology, 41(5), pp. 861–886.
Antoniou, G., Dinas, E. and Kosmidis, S. (2020) “Collective victimhood and social prejudice: a post‐Holocaust theory of anti‐Semitism”, Political Psychology, 41(5), pp. 861–886.


Kosmidis, S. and Stephen Whitefield, . (2018) “Party Competition and Emotive Rhetoric”, Comparative Political Studies [Preprint].
Kosmidis, S. (2018) “International Constraints and Electoral Decisions:Does the Room to Maneuver Attenuate Economic Voting?”, American Journal of Political Science [Preprint].


XEZONAKIS, G., KOSMIDIS, S. and DAHLBERG, S. (2016) “Can electors combat corruption? Institutional arrangements and citizen behaviour”, European Journal of Political Research, 55(1), pp. 160–176.


Kosmidis, S. (2014) “Government Constraints and Accountability: Economic Voting in Greece Before and During the IMF Intervention”, West European Politics, 37(5), pp. 1136–1155.
Kosmidis, S. (2014) “Heterogeneity and the calculus of turnout: Undecided respondents and the campaign dynamics of civic duty”, Electoral Studies, 33, pp. 123–136.


Kosmidis, S. (2013) “Jonathan Bendor, Daniel Diermeier, David A. Siegel and Michael M. Ting, A behavioral theory of elections, reviewed by Spyros Kosmidis”, Party Politics, 19(3), pp. 527–529.
Abney, R. (2013) “When does valence matter? Heightened valence effects for governing parties during election campaigns”, Party Politics, 19(1), pp. 61–82.


Kosmidis, S. and Xezonakis, G. (2010) “The undecided voters and the economy: Campaign heterogeneity in the 2005 British general election”, Electoral Studies, 29(4), pp. 604–616.
KOSMIDIS, S. and Theocharis, Y. (no date) “Can Social Media Incivility Induce Enthusiasm? Evidence from Survey Experiments”, Public Opinion Quarterly [Preprint].
KOSMIDIS, S. (no date) “Toxic Speech and Limited Demand for Content Moderation on Social Media”, American Political Science Review [Preprint].



Kosmidis, S. (2020) “Partisanship, policy-making and democracy”, in Research Handbook on Political Partisanship. Edward Elgar Publishing.
Kosmidis, S. (2020) “Voting Behaviour”, in The Oxford Handbook of Modern Greek Politics, pp. 400–411.



Kosmidis, S. (2017) “RadicalGreeceKosmidis”. University of Oxford.