Takis S. Pappas
Research Fellow, European Institutions and Policies; Researcher, University of Helsinki
Takis S Pappas (PhD, Yale) is a former professor of comparative politics at the University of Macedonia, Greece, currently a docent and researcher at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He has since held teaching appointments at the universities of Strasbourg, Oslo, Freiburg, Luxembourg, and the Central European University in both Budapest and Vienna.
Besides academic work, Takis has produced a TED-Ed video on populism, a series of infographics on topics related to populism and democratic European politics, and maintains the blog http://www.pappaspopulism.com. He is also a regular columnist in Greek newspaper Kathimerini and serves on the board of the Journal of Illiberalism Studies. His most recent projects and forthcoming book are about populism, nativism, and the future of liberal democracy in Europe.