Panos Koliastasis

Affiliation: Teaching Associate
Expertise: Political Science
Correspondence eMail :

Short biographical note

Panos Koliastasis holds a PhD in Political Science from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and his thesis was on the communication strategy of Greek prime ministers from the perspective of the permanent campaign. He is currently a teaching associate at the University of the Peloponnese, a postdoctoral researcher at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) and a lecturer at the Hellenic Open University (Hellenic Open University). He studied Political Science & Public Administration at EKPA and continued his postgraduate studies in Public Policy at University College London (UCL). He has published two monographs on political communication. He has also published articles and studies in foreign and Greek journals as well as in foreign and Greek edited volumes. In addition to political communication, his research has focused on issues of political and electoral behaviour and comparative politics.

Selected publications:

  • Lilleker, D. & Koliastasis, P. (2023) ‘Peripheral cues and the power of simple images’, in Lilleker, D. & Veneti, A. Research Handbook in Visual Politics, Edward Elgar, ISBN: 978-1-80037-692-2.
  • Koliastasis, P. (2022) Permanent campaigning in Greece in Times of Crisis: The Samaras, Tsipras and Mitsotakis Premierships, ISBN: 978-3-031-11690-2, Palgrave Macmillan/ Springer.
  • Κολιαστάσης, Π. (2021)Πρωθυπουργοί σε διαρκή εκλογική εκστρατεία: Kώστας Σημίτης, Κώστας Καραμανλής, Γιώργος Παπανδρέου, ISBN:978-618-204-130-7, Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Επίκεντρο.
  • Χλέπας, Ν-Κ. & Κολιαστάσης, Π. (επιμ.) (2021) Συνθήκες τοπικών καινοτομιών: η σημασία των επικοινωνιακών μηχανισμών και των τοπικών αφηγημάτων, ΙSBN: 978-960-02-3839-6, Εκδόσεις Παπαζήση: Αθήνα.
  • Hlepas, Nikolaos-Komninos & Koliastasis, Panos (2021)‘Necessity as the trigger of invention? The promotion of innovations in Athens and Elefsina’, Urban Research & Practice, 14:5, 543-559,
  • Koliastasis, P. (2020) ‘The Permanent Campaign Strategy of Prime Ministers in Parliamentary Systems: the case of Greece’, Journal of Political Marketing, 19:3, 233-257,
  • Koliastasis, P. (2020) ‘The Brand Has Left the Building: The Cases of Governing PASOK, ND and SYRIZA at a Time of Economic Crisis (2009–2019)’, Veneti, A. and Karatzogianni, A. (Ed.) The Emerald Handbook of Digital Media in Greece (Digital Activism and Society: Politics, Economy And Culture In Network Communication), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 245-258.

Social networks

Collaboration Summary

Degree Programmes:

Academic years: