Academy Associate
Angelos Chryssogelos


Angelos Chryssogelos holds a BA in Politics from the University of Athens (2004), an MA in International Relations and Diplomacy from Leiden University (2008), and a PhD in Political Science from the European University Institute in Florence (2012). He has worked, among others, for the Netherlands Institute for International Affairs Clingendael, the Martens Centre for European Studies, and the University of Limerick as lecturer in European politics. His academic publications include articles for European View, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, and European Foreign Affairs Review; and book chapters for volumes published by Routledge and Nomos. In December 2014 he delivered a UACES Arena lecture in Brussels on the links between Russia and populist parties in the EU. His commentary has featured in reporting on European and Greek affairs in Bloomberg, L’ Echo and Naftemporiki. 


  • EU foreign policy
  • European politics
  • Populism and the far right
  • Greek politics and foreign policy


2015Academy Senior Fellow. Europe Programme, Chatham House
2013-15Lecturer in European Politics, University of Limerick
2013Guest Lecturer, University of Antwerp
2010Visiting Fellow, Martens Centre for European Studies
2008-12Researcher, European University Institute, Florence
2007-08Research Assistant, Netherlands Institute for International Affairs Clingendael

Broadcast experience

Experience in offering commentary by telephone to journalists


  • Broadcast standard: English, Greek
  • Fluent but not for broadcast: German, French
  • Fair: Italian, Dutch
  • Basic: Polish
  • ‘Patterns of Transnational Partisan Contestation of European Foreign Policy’, European Foreign Affairs Review, 20(2), 2015: 227-245.
  • ‘Foreign Policy Change in a Polarized Two-Party System: Greece and Turkey’s EU Candidacy’, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, 15(1), 2015: 19-36.
  • ‘Exporting Euro-politics in the Eastern Neighbourhood: Elections in the post-Communist Area and the Regional Activities of Europarties’, in Bardi, Luciano, Hanspeter Kriesi and Alexander Trechsel (eds.), European Elections in Times of Crisis, Florence: Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, 2014: 129-146.
  • ‘The Evolution of the “Populist Potential” in European Politics: From New Right Radicalism to Anti-System Populism’, European View, 12(1), 2013: 75-83.
  • Old Ghosts in New Sheets: European Populist Parties and Foreign Policy, Centre for European Studies research paper, Brussels, 2011.