Assistant Professor in Political Analysis

Dr Lamprini Rori is Assistant Professor in Political Analysis at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She received a BA in International and European Politics from the University of Macedonia (Greece), a MA in Political Sociology and Public Policy from Sciences Po Paris (IEP) and a MA in Political and Social Communication from Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne University (France), where she also defended her PhD (2015). Her doctoral dissertation examined how the professionalization of political communication affected the organizational change of socialist parties in Europe from the mid-1970s until 2012.

Before joining the University of Athens, she was a tenured Lecturer in Politics at Exeter University in the UK (2018-2021), Jean Monnet Fellow at the EUI (2020-2021), Early Career Fellow of the British School at Athens (2018-2019), post-doctoral fellow at the University of Oxford (2016-2017) and two-year EU Marie Curie Intra-European fellow (IEF), on the project “Social media and resurgent ethno-nationalism in Greece”, affiliated at Bournemouth University (UK) (2015-2017). 

Dr Rori is Principal Investigator of the HFRI project “From Online Emotions to Offline Political Violence: OnE-Offence” (2023-2025) and co-Investigator of the HFRI project “Detecting, Monitoring and Linking online Hate speech to offline Hate Crimes: DeMoLiSH” (2023-2025). She recently was PI of “Misinformation and Affective Polarisation in Political Behaviour” (2023) and has coordinated the 2023 Voting Advice Application “What2vote”. She has also been PI of the 2018-2019 LSE Research Project "Low-intensity violence in crisis-ridden Greece: evidence from the radical right and the radical left".

Dr Rori is active member of the community of political science. She is currently member of the ECPR Steering Committee of the group on Political Violence and Member of Board of the Greek Political Science Association. For several years she has been member of board of the Greek Politics Specialist Group of the UK Political Studies Association, where she also served as Press Relations officer.

She has participated in research projects on political behaviour in crisis-ridden Greece (violent extremism and radicalisation, youth political behaviour, radicalism, indignant movements) and the Greek diaspora. She has published on party change, elections, campaigns, the far right and the far left in Europe, political violence.  Before academia, she worked as a political communications expert, drawing her experience form the French private sector (Agence Verte, Paris) and the Greek government.