Daphne Halikiopoulou


Daphne Halikiopoulou is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Reading. She has written extensively on radical nationalism, the politics of exclusion as well as the cultural and economic determinants of far right party support. She is author of Patterns of Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Greece and the Republic of Ireland (Ashgate 2011); co- editor of Nationalism and Globalisation: Conflicting or Complementary (Routledge 2011 with Sofia Vasilopoulou); andco-author of The Golden Dawn’s Nationalist Solution: Explaining the rise of the far right in Greece (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, with Sofia Vasilopoulou). In 2015 she was the recipient of an American Political Science Association (APSA) European Politics and Society Section Best Paper Award for her co-authored paper ‘Risks, Costs and Labour Markets: Explaining cross-national patterns of far right-wing party success in European Parliament Elections’ (JCMS, 2016 with Tim Vlandas). She is currently working on insecurity and far right party support in Europe.