Anna Kandyla is a Phd researcher at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute. She holds a BA. in Communication and Mass Media (National and Kapodestrian University of Athens) and an MA in Political Behaviour (Department of Government, University of Essex). Anna’s main research interests include citizen participation in the EU policy setting, democracy and the public sphere and media policy.

Recent publications

Kandyla, A. and Gherghina, S. (2018). “What Triggers the Intention to Use the European Citizens’ Initiative? The Role of Benefits, Values and Efficacy”, Journal of Common Market Studies, online first.

Psychogiopoulou E. and Kandyla, A. (2018). “Greece: Between Systemic Inefficiencies and Nascent Opportunities Online”, Tobias Eberwein, Susanne Fengler, Matthias Karmasin (eds), European Handbook of Media Accountability, Routledge.

Kandyla, A. (2015) “The Creative Europe Programme: Policy-Making Dynamics And Outcomes”, Evangelia Psychogiopoulou (ed.), Cultural Governance and the European Union. Protecting and Promoting Cultural Diversity in Europe, Palgrave Macmillan.

Languages: English, Greek, Italian, German