Department of Political Science


Alexander Katsaitis

Research Assistant

Alexander Katsaitis
  • Name: Alexander Katsaitis
  • Position: Research Assistant
  • Room: 3.31, UCL European Institute, 16 Taviton Street, WC1H 0BW
  • Tel: +44 (0) 20 7679 8737 (UCL: x28737)
  • Email: a.katsaitis.09@ucl.ac.uk


Alexander is an MPhil/ PhD candidate and Research Assistant at the Department of Political Science. He holds a BA in Social Policy from Panteion University in Social and Political Sciences, and an MSc in Public Policy from UCL. Prior to joining UCL, Alex worked in consulting; focusing on the development and management of transnational regional/local EU funded projects, specializing in waste management and policy.

Research Interests

Alex’s research interests include informal politics and interest intermediation in the EU, the Court of Justice and its impact on policy, governance in the EMU and issues related to the democratic deficit. His doctoral research, under the supervision of Professor Coen and Dr. Reh examines the relationship between interest groups and political parties across multiple levels of governance. It aims to unveil the patterns of activity of interest groups in the EU with respect to political parties.

Selected Articles/ Conference Contributions