Alexander Kentikelenis is Junior Research Fellow in Politics at Trinity. He studied for his BA in Political Science at the University of Athens, before taking his MPhil (Development Studies) and PhD (Political Sociology) at Cambridge.
Alexander’s research interests lie in the fields of political economy, economic and organizational sociology, public health, and international development. He has written extensively on the consequences of economic crises, austerity, and structural reforms on social protection policies. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, including The Lancet, World Development, The Lancet Global Health, Social Science & Medicine and the European Journal of Public Health, and has received attention from various media outlets, including the New York Times, Le Monde, El País, Reuters, Associated Press, the BBC, and Al Jazeera. In addition, it has formed the basis of parliamentary questions in the House of Lords and the European Parliament. Alexander has also worked as a consultant to the World Health Organization and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.