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Biography

Dr Roman Gerodimos is Professor of Global Current Affairs at the Faculty of Media and Communication, and a faculty member at the Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change.

Roman's background is in political science and international studies. He holds an MSc in European Politics & Policy (LSE) and a PhD in Political Communication (Bournemouth). He is the winner of the Arthur McDougall Prize awarded by the Political Studies Association for his research on online youth civic engagement.

Roman is an interdisciplinary thinker, educator, writer and filmmaker whose work spans politics, sociology, international relations, psychology, urban and communication studies, focusing on the ways in which 21st century citizens engage with the self, with the urban landscape, with others around them, and with the world at large. He has written, directed and produced several short and documentary films: At the Edge of the Present (2015), A Certain Type of Freedom (2015), Essence (2018), which is based on an essay by Paul Badura-Skoda, Deterrence (2020), and We’ll Meet Again (2021)...

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Research

Roman's latest book is Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle (Palgrave Macmillan 2022) - a major edited volume following a research project funded by the ISRF. He is also leading a research and documentation project on African American women in the Old West, which is informing his next film project. Roman is also leading a crossnational survey on youth perceptions of global citizenship across five continents, and has been writing analysis articles on global governance and global security.

He recently completed a report on the refugee crisis for Greek think-tank Dianeosis, and wrote, directed and produced Deterrence, a feature-length documentary on European security and deterrence funded by NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division.

He previously led or worked on projects funded by the UK Department for International Development, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the US Embassy in London.

His previous co-edited books include The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment (Routledge 2013) and The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece in the Eurozone Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan 2015).

Roman has spent the last 20 years researching civic engagement, media literacy, extremism, public space, and global current affairs, mainly through in-depth qualitative studies using a range of methods: web content analysis of youth, civic and NGO websites, focus groups, user testing, photovoice, surveys and comparative media withdrawal experiments, reflective and media diaries, visual content analysis of social media posts, participatory film-making, elite and student interviews, coursework analysis, group padlets and observation in the field.

Favourites

  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Global Citizenship in Comparative Perspective: Youth Perceptions of Global Rights, Responsibilities and Efficacy Across Five Continents. Observatorio, 16 (Special Issue), 20-41.
  • Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rigby, C. and Gerodimos, R., 2022. The Violence Intervention Project (VIP): Charlie Rigby in Conversation with Roman Gerodimos. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gilligan, C. and Gerodimos, R., 2022. Shame, Gender, and Radical Listening: Carol Gilligan in Conversation with Roman Gerodimos. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Violence: From the Individual to the Global. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Parchment, M., 2022. Working Through Layers of Shame: Researching and Scripting Black Women, Dwarfs, and Other Misfits of the Old West. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Media literacy, values, and drivers of youth civic engagement: Reflecting on two decades of research. Media Literacy, Equity, and Justice. 98-105.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Humiliation, shame, and violence: Honor, trauma, and political extremism before and after the 2009 crisis in Greece. International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 31 (1), 34-45.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Authentic encounters. Transformative Media Pedagogies. 38-49.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Comfort zones. Transformative Media Pedagogies. 63-71.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Media Literacy, Security, and Youth Engagement with Global Current Affairs: The Case of Deterrence. Journal of Media Literacy, 67.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. “Is there a Future for the West?”. In: The 5th Annual Edward and Emily McWhinney Memorial Lecture 9-11 March 2021 The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University.
  • Deterrence: a documentary about European security in the 21st century, 2020. Film. Available from: https://www.deterrencethemovie.com/.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2020. Dispatches from the 21 century. Athens, Greece: Papadopoulos Publishing.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. The Interdisciplinary Roots and Digital Branches of Visual Political Communication Research. In: Veneti, A., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D.G., eds. Visual Political Communication in the Digital Era. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Adi, A., Gerodimos, R. and Lilleker, D.G., 2018. “Yes We Vote”: Civic Mobilisation and Impulsive Engagement on Instagram. Javnost, 25 (3), 315-332.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2018. Youth and the City: Reflective Photography as a Tool of Urban Voice. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 10 (1), 82-103.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2015. The Ideology of Far Left Populism in Greece: Blame, Victimhood and Revenge in the Discourse of Greek Anarchists. Political Studies, 63 (3), 608-625.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Justinussen, J., 2015. Obama’s 2012 Facebook Campaign: Political Communication in the Age of the Like Button. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 12 (2), 113-132.
  • The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece in the Eurozone Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2012. Online Youth Civic Attitudes and the Limits of Civic Consumerism: the Emerging Challenge to the Internet’s Democratic Potential. Information, Communication and Society, 15, 217-245.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:

Quality education

"Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all"

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Sustainable cities and communities

"Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable"

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Peace, justice and strong institutions

"Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels"

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Partnership for the Goals

"Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development"

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Journal Articles

  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Global Citizenship in Comparative Perspective: Youth Perceptions of Global Rights, Responsibilities and Efficacy Across Five Continents. Observatorio, 16 (Special Issue), 20-41.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Humiliation, shame, and violence: Honor, trauma, and political extremism before and after the 2009 crisis in Greece. International Forum of Psychoanalysis, 31 (1), 34-45.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Media Literacy, Security, and Youth Engagement with Global Current Affairs: The Case of Deterrence. Journal of Media Literacy, 67.
  • Adi, A., Gerodimos, R. and Lilleker, D.G., 2018. “Yes We Vote”: Civic Mobilisation and Impulsive Engagement on Instagram. Javnost, 25 (3), 315-332.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2018. Youth and the City: Reflective Photography as a Tool of Urban Voice. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 10 (1), 82-103.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2015. The Ideology of Far Left Populism in Greece: Blame, Victimhood and Revenge in the Discourse of Greek Anarchists. Political Studies, 63 (3), 608-625.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Justinussen, J., 2015. Obama’s 2012 Facebook Campaign: Political Communication in the Age of the Like Button. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 12 (2), 113-132.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2014. The Civic Web: Young People, the Internet, and Civic Participation. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION, 29 (6), 755-757.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2013. The Ideology of Far-Left Populism in Greece: Blame, Victimhood and Revenge in the Discourse of Greek Anarchists. Political Studies.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2012. Journalism Students as Global Citizens and Mediators: Incorporating Global Current Affairs into the Journalism Curriculum. Journalism Education, 1 (1), 70-86.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2012. Online Youth Civic Attitudes and the Limits of Civic Consumerism: the Emerging Challenge to the Internet’s Democratic Potential. Information, Communication and Society, 15, 217-245.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2008. Mobilising Young Citizens in the UK: a content analysis of youth and issue websites. Information, Communication and Society, 11, 964-988.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2006. Democracy and the internet: access, engagement and deliberation. Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 3, 26-31.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. The UK BSE crisis as a failure of government. Public Administration, 82, 911-929.

Books

Chapters

  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Introduction: Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Rigby, C. and Gerodimos, R., 2022. The Violence Intervention Project (VIP): Charlie Rigby in Conversation with Roman Gerodimos. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gilligan, C. and Gerodimos, R., 2022. Shame, Gender, and Radical Listening: Carol Gilligan in Conversation with Roman Gerodimos. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Violence: From the Individual to the Global. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory: Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Parchment, M., 2022. Working Through Layers of Shame: Researching and Scripting Black Women, Dwarfs, and Other Misfits of the Old West. Interdisciplinary Applications of Shame/Violence Theory Breaking the Cycle. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2022. Media literacy, values, and drivers of youth civic engagement: Reflecting on two decades of research. Media Literacy, Equity, and Justice. 98-105.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Authentic Encounters: the Human/Living Library Concept. In: Mihailidis, P., Shresthova, S. and Fromm, M., eds. Transformative Media Pedagogies. London: Routledge.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Comfort Zones: Change, Power and Responsibility. In: Mihailidis, P., Shresthova, S. and Fromm, M., eds. Transformative Media Pedagogies. London: Routledge.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Authentic encounters. Transformative Media Pedagogies. 38-49.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Comfort zones. Transformative Media Pedagogies. 63-71.
  • Yates, C. and MacRury, I., 2021. Shameful and Shameless: Projecting Triumph and Humiliation in the Brexit Era; A Psychosocial-Group Methodological Approach. In: Gerodimos, R., ed. Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Violence Interdisciplinary Perspectives for the Age of Global Crisis. London/ New York: Palgrave.
  • Mihailidis, P. and Gerodimos, R., 2019. Civic Intentionality and the Transformative Potential of Journalism Pedagogies. In: Jukes, S. and Fowler-Watt, K., eds. New Journalisms: Rethinking Practice, Theory and Pedagogy. London: Routledge.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. The Interdisciplinary Roots and Digital Branches of Visual Political Communication Research. In: Veneti, A., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D.G., eds. Visual Political Communication in the Digital Era. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. Global Citizenship. In: Hobbs, R. and Mihailidis, P., eds. The International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2017. From "being tethered" to "going unplugged": Media addiction and the role of unplugging as a transformative tool of digital literacy. International Handbook of Media Literacy Education. 337-353.
  • Mihailidis, P. and Gerodimos, R., 2016. Connecting Pedagogies of Civic Media: The literacies, Connected Civics, and engagement in daily life. In: Gordon, E., ed. Civic Media Technology, Design, Practice. MIT Press.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Karyotis, G., 2015. Austerity Politics and Crisis Governance: Lessons from Greece. The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece in the Eurozone Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan, 259-271.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Karyotis, G., 2015. Introduction: Dissecting the Greek Debt Crisis. The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece in the Eurozone Crisis. Palgrave Macmillan, 1-12.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2014. Reclaiming the urban landscape, rebuilding the civic culture: Media and public space in Athens, Greece. Mediated Communities: Civic Voices, Empowerment and Belonging In the Digital Era. New York: Peter Lang.
  • Jackson, D., Scullion, R. and Molesworth, M., 2013. 'Ooh, politics. You're brave'. Politics in everyday talk: An analysis of three 'non- political' online spaces. The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment. 205-219.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2013. Introducing 'citizen diplomacy 2.0': A framework for the study of online civic engagement with global affairs. In: Scullion, R., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D.G., eds. The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment. London: Routledge, 161-174.
  • Gerodimos, R., Scullion, R., Lilleker, D.G. and Jackson, D., 2013. Introduction to the media, political participation and empowerment. The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment. London: Routledge.
  • Scullion, R., Lilleker, D.G., Gerodimos, R. and Jackson, D., 2013. Concluding thoughts. The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment. London: Routledge.
  • Thorsen, E., 2013. Routinisation of Audience Participation: BBC News Online, Citizenship and Democratic Debate. In: Scullion, R., Gerodimos, R., Jackson, D. and Lilleker, D., eds. The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment. Routledge.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2013. Global News, Global Challenges. In: Fowler-Watt, K. and Allan, S., eds. Journalism: New Challenges. Centre for Communication and Journalism Research.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2012. Online Youth Attitudes and the Limits of Civic Consumerism: The emerging challenge to the Internet's Democratic potential. In: Loader, B. and Mercea, D., eds. Social Media and Democracy: Innovations in Participatory Politics. London: Routledge, 166-189.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2012. Online youth civic attitudes and the limits of civic consumerism: The emerging challenge to the internet’s democratic potential. Social Media and Democracy: Innovations in Participatory Politics. 166-189.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Ward, J., 2007. Rethinking Online Youth Civic Engagement: Reflections on Web Content Analysis. In: Loader, B.D., ed. Young Citizens in the Digital Age : Political Engagement, Young People and New Media. Abingdon, England: Routledge, 114-126.

Conferences

  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Capitalising on Constraint: Bailout Politics in Eurozone Countries. Book Launch. In: Political Studies Association annual international conference 26-31 March 2021 Queen University's Belfast.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. Misinformation, Citizenship, and Media Literacy. In: US State Department / NAMLE TechCamp: Advancing Digital Citizenship through Media Literacy 16-21 March 2021 (online).
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. “Is there a Future for the West?”. In: The 5th Annual Edward and Emily McWhinney Memorial Lecture 9-11 March 2021 The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2021. The paradox of the Greek press. In: Media in Greece: Free or dependent? 17 February 2021 SEESOX, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2020. Misinformation, Security and Media Literacy. In: Protest and Pandemic: Has Misinformation Undermined Public Trust and Democracy? 19 November 2020 Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2020. Deterrence: A co-created documentary on NATO and European security in the 21st century. In: FMC Virtual Conference 17 July 2020 Bournemouth University.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. Scaling up Shame/Violence Theory. In: ISRF Residential Workshop 4-9 August 2019 Harnack Haus, Berlin.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Gilligan, C., 2019. Psychological Inquiry in Physical and Cultural Space: Roman Gerodimos in Conversation with Carol Gilligan. In: ISRF Residential Workshop 4-9 August 2019 Harnack Haus, Berlin.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. Applying Shame/Violence Theory to the Case of Greece. In: ISRF Residential Workshop 4-9 August 2019 Harnack Haus, Berlin.
  • Gerodimos, R. and Asser, J., 2019. The Shame/Violence Intervention Project: Roman Gerodimos in Conversation with Jonathan Asser. In: ISRF Residential Workshop 4-9 August 2019 Harnack Haus, Berlin.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. The Cost of Disbelief: Power, Empathy, Change. In: Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change 16 July-2 August 2019 Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. Media Literacy v. Fake News: Critical Thinking, Resilience and Civic Engagement. In: US Embassy / CEMP Roundtable on Media Literacy and Fake News 15-16 March 2019 Olympic Park, London.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2019. Applying the Shame/Violence Model to the Case of Greece. In: Studies in extremism and polarisation: the case of Greece 11 February 2019 Centre for Politics & Media Research, Bournemouth University.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2018. The New World Disorder: The identity crisis of the West and the threat to the rules-based international order. In: Workshop on Nations and Nationalisms 22 May 2018 Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2016. Algorithmic personalization as a media literacy issue: Opening the ‘black box’ of the Internet. In: Media Education Summit 4-5 November 2016 John Cabot University, Rome.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2016. Engaging with public space, with each other and with the world: three priorities for the Literacies. In: Media & Information Literacy & Civic Media Workshop 14 October 2016 Söderntörns University, Stockholm.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2015. Youth and the City: Digital Literacy as a Tool of Urban Voice. In: International Media Education Summit (MES) 2015 20-21 November 2015 Emerson College, Boston.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2015. Opening Keynote. In: Symposium on Youth Participation in a Digitalised World 14 September 2015-16 March 2016 European Youth Centre Budapest.
  • Gerodimos, R., Adi, A. and Lilleker, D.G., 2015. Visualising Discourse: Civic mobilisation on Instagram during the 2014 Romanian Presidential elections. In: Political Discourse: Multidisciplinary Approaches 26-27 June 2015 University College London.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2014. Utilising public space and digital tools to facilitate urban coexistence. In: 3rd International Conference of the Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG): “Political Violence, Terrorism and Extremism in Greece and Europe” 20 June 2014 London.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2014. Mapping New Terrorism in Greece. In: 3rd International Conference of the Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG): “Political Violence, Terrorism and Extremism in Greece and Europe” 20 June 2014 London.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2014. The Politics of Public Space in Athens: Power, Conflict and Co-existence in the Context of the Greek Crisis. In: 64th annual conference of the Political Studies Association 14-16 April 2014 Manchester.
  • Thorsen, E., 2013. Routinisation of audience participation: BBC news online, citizenship and democratic debate. , 116-129.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2013. Obama’s 2012 Facebook Campaign: political communication in the age of the Like button. In: ECREA Political Communication Conference 18-20 September 2013 Milan.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2013. The Web of One: Web Personalisation v. User Satisfaction on Facebook. In: Media and Politics Group Annual Conference 13-14 November 2013 Bournemouth University.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2011. Extreme Emotions: an analysis of the role of emotions in the discourse of Greek terrorist and anarchist groups. In: 61st Political Studies Association Annual Conference. Transforming Politics: New Synergies 19-21 April 2011 London.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2011. Youth Engagement with Global Current Affairs: Lessons from a 2nd Year Multi-Media Journalism Unit. In: 4th International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship: “Global Vision, Local Action” 8-9 September 2011 Bournemouth University, England.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2011. Introducing ‘Citizen Diplomacy 2.0’: A framework for the study of online civic engagement with global affairs. In: Media & Politics Group (MPG) Annual Conference 3-4 November 2011 Bournemouth University, England.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2011. Populism, victimhood and ethical austerity. In: International Conference “The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece Beyond the Crisis” 8-9 December 2011 University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2010. Online Youth Attitudes and the Limits of Civic Consumerism: the Emerging Challenge to the Internet's Democratic Potential. In: "Networking Democracy? New Media Innovations in Participatory Politics 25-27 June 2010 Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2009. Youth Civic Attitudes in a Segmented Public Sphere: Challenges and Prospects. In: 59th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association: Challenges for Democracy in a Global Era 7-9 April 2009 University of Manchester, England.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2009. Civic Engagement in Post-Representational Democracy: Is it time for 'Political Aid' and 'Civic Consultants'? In: 59th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association: Challenges for Democracy in a Global Era 7-9 April 2009 University of Manchester, England. Political Studies Association.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2009. Online Mobilisation and Citizen Diplomacy. In: "Images of Nations: Strategic Communication, Soft Power and the Media" 4-5 February 2009 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens, Greece.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2008. How to Mobilise Young People: Recommendations for NGOs and Civic Organisations. In: 58th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association: Democracy, Governance and Conflict: Dilemmas of Theory and Practice 1-3 April 2008 University of Swansea, Wales. Political Studies Association.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2007. Engaging Young Citizens: Young User's Evaluations of Issue Websites. In: 57th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association 11-13 April 2007 University of Bath.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2006. Mobilising Young Citizens in the UK: A Content Analysis of Youth and Issue Websites. In: Information Communication, Society (iCS) 10th Anniversary Symposium 20-22 September 2006 University of York.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2006. A Deficit of Civil Society? A Comparative Analysis of UK Youth and Issue Networks and Websites. In: 56th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) 3-6 April 2006 University of Reading.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2005. Political Communication and Crisis Governance: the Case of Greece. In: Inaugural Northern Ireland Graduate Conference 7 May 2005 University of Ulster, Jordanstown.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2005. Democracy Reloaded: Generation Y and Online Civic Engagement. In: Internet Research (IR) 6.0 - Internet Generations. 6th annual international conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) 5-9 October 2005 University of Illinois, Chicago.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2005. Democratic Engagement and Media Uses Amongst the Internet Generation. In: 55th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) 4-7 April 2005 University of Leeds.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. Journalists in the eye of the storm: balancing ethics and competition. In: MedaiWise / National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Ethics Council Conference 4 December 2004 London.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. Mind the Gaps: Political Rhetoric, Executive Reality and Public Trust. In: Communication in the Age of Suspicion: Trust, Communication and Culture 20-21 February 2004 Bournemouth University, Poole.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. Social Movements and Online Civic Engagement. In: 2nd International Conference: Imaging Social Movements 1-3 July 2004 Ormskirk, England.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. The interaction of Civic Culture and Cyberculture and its Effect on Democracy: a Research Agenda. In: Internet Research 5.0: ubiquity? 19-22 September 2004 Brighton, England. Oxford, England: Association of Internet Researchers.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. Democracy and the Internet: Access, Engagement and Deliberation. In: 2nd International Conference on Politics and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications 21-25 July 2004 Orlando, FL, USA. , 103-108 Orlando, USA: International Institute of Informatics and Systematics.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2004. Democracy and the Internet: Emerging Lessons from the 21st Century Public Sphere. In: 54th Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) 6-8 April 2004 University of Lincoln, England.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2003. The Blair Government v. the Media in the Iraq Crisis: Strategic Communications and Agenda Setting. In: Annual Conference of the Elections, Public Opinion and Parties (EPOP) Specialist Group 13 September 2003 Cardiff.
  • Gerodimos, R., 2003. New Labour’s Strategic Communications Before and After 01/05/1997: A Comparative Case Study of Strategic Output. In: Democracy and Diversity: 53rd Annual Conference of the Political Studies Association (PSA) 15-17 April 2003 University of Leicester, England.

Reports

Theses

Films

Others

  • Yates, C. and MacRury, I., 2022. Shameful and Shameless: Projecting Triumph and Humiliation in the Brexit Era; A Psychosocial-Group Methodological Approach. Palgrave Macmillan. Published online.

PhD Students

  • John Maszka, 2017. A Strategic Analysis of Al Shabaab, (Completed)
  • Krystalli Glyniadakis, 2021. “The Displacement of the Greek Populations of Foça, 1914-1923: An online documentary, (Completed)
  • Rashid Alnaimi. An assessment of the role of international law in protecting Qatar's critical infrastructure from hybrid threats., (In progress)
  • Catharine Russell. Professional Identity and the Transition from Journalism Practitioner to Journalism Educator, (In progress)
  • Khanh Kim Hoang. Social news use and avoidance: Perspectives from Vietnam, (In progress)
  • Mustafa Selek. World out of balance: an investigation on mental health aspects of ideologically oriented violence, (In progress)
  • Shona Wallace. Augmented reality in education apps, (In progress)
  • Begum Elcin Ulucan. Identity transformation and violence, (In progress)
  • Richard Waring. What is the impact of an art tutor working alongside students in a collaborative pedagogy on the identity of the art work, student and tutor?, (In progress)
  • Rayan Alyusufi. Soft power in the context of the Middle East: practice, potential, limitations and relevance to postcolonialism, (In progress)
  • Richard Waring. “Negotiating artistic identities through sonic art co-creation between students and tutor", (In progress)

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Journalism in Global Contexts (2011-2017)
  • Citizen Journalism & Social Reporting (2011-2017)
  • Doctorate in Education Creative and Media (2018-2019)
  • Introduction to Communication Theory (2014-2017)

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Global Current Affairs
  • Media: Messages and Meanings (2005-2015)
  • Dissertation
  • Community and Digital Engagement (2015-2017)
  • Media, Journalism and Society (2002-2015)
  • Reading the Media (2006-2009)
  • The Psychology of Fundamentalism and Political Violence (2017-2019)
  • Global Media Literacy (Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change) (2010-)

Grants

  • Deterrence: A documentary about NATO's role in addressing Europe's past and present security challenges" (North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 01 Apr 2019). Completed
  • Using the Shame/Violence model to address the root causes of extremism: an interdisciplinary residential workshop (Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF), 01 Mar 2019). Completed
  • Media Literacy versus Fake News: Critical Thinking, Resilience and Civic Engagement (US Embassy, 01 Jan 2019). Completed
  • Integration policies for immigrants and refugees in Greece: International best practice and policy recommendations (Dianeosis, 24 Dec 2017). Completed
  • User Research on the UK Development Tracker (Co-Principal Investigator, (Department for International Development, 26 Jun 2017). Completed
  • Utilising Media Literacy to Promote Student Engagement with Local and Global Issues (Fusion Investment Fund, Bournemouth University, 01 Oct 2013). Completed
  • Images of Nations: Strategic Communication, Soft Power and the Media (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece, 01 Jul 2008). Completed

External Responsibilities

Internal Responsibilities

  • Academic Rep, School Quality Committee (2003-2009)
  • Independent Member, Academic Offences Panel (2009-2012)
  • Member, Faculty Academic Standards Committee (2012-2015)
  • Member, C&J Professoriate
  • Member, BU REF Impact Subcommittee (2019-)
  • Chair of Assessment Boards, Faculty of Media & Communication
  • Appraiser, Department of Communication & Journalism
  • Level Tutor, BA (Hons) Communication & Media / BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism (2005-2012)
  • Dissertation Co-Ordinator, School of Journalism, English & Communication (2004-2016)
  • Framework Leader, BA (Hons) Communication & Media (2012-2016)
  • BU Faculty Lead, Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change, Faculty of Media & Communication
  • Global Engagement Lead, School of Journalism, English & Communication (2016-2018)
  • Faculty Lead, Design and Validation of new Foundation Year, Faculty of Media & Communication (2020-2021)
  • Lead, C&J Virtual Research Days
  • Internal Review Panel Member, REF UoA34 Panel
  • Impact Champion, REF UoA34 Leadership Team

Journal Reviewing/Refereeing

  • The Journal of Media Literacy Education, Anonymous peer review, 01 Sep 2022
  • Journal of Modern Greek Studies, 01 Jan 2021
  • European Journal of Cultural Studies, 01 Jan 2020
  • International Journal of Learning and Media, 01 Jan 2020
  • Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 01 Jan 2019
  • Journal of Urban Technology, 01 Jan 2019
  • Learning, Media and Technology, 01 Jan 2018
  • Government and Opposition: an international journal of comparative politics, 01 Jan 2017
  • Journalism Education, 01 Jan 2016
  • Political Communication, 01 Jan 2016
  • Social Science Computer Review, 01 Jan 2016
  • Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 01 Jan 2015
  • Media, War and Conflict, 01 Jan 2014
  • Information, Communication and Society, 01 Jan 2013
  • New Media and Society, 01 Jan 2011
  • Representation: journal of representative democracy, 01 Jan 2011
  • Media Culture and Society, 01 Jan 2010
  • International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 01 Jan 2007
  • Public Administration: an international quarterly covering public administration throughout the world, 01 Jan 2006
  • Political Studies, 01 Jan 2005
  • Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, 01 Jan 2004

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • "Reflections on the fluid 21st century": invited lecture, Rembrand and the Cat, March 2021
  • Guest lecture on 'Deterrence', University of Peloponnese
  • 2020 Essex DocFest, Official Selection, 'Deterrence'
  • Media and Storytelling in the Context of Peacebuilding, Salzburg Global Seminar workshop, July 2020
  • TEDx University of Crete, 'Global governance during the pandemic', April 2020
  • 'Dispatches from the 21st century' book launch roundtables, Athens, January 2020
  • Media, Democracy and Public Trust in a Post-Truth Era, Salzburg Global Seminar Session 636, July 2019
  • 2018 Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival, Official Selection, 'Essence'
  • Screenings at the Katakouzenos House Museum, Athens, September 2018
  • Learning from the Past: Sharing Experiences across Borders to Combat Extremism, Salzburg Global Seminar Session 589, November 2017
  • 5th Pune International Literary Festival, India, September 2017
  • 2016 Thin Line Film Festival, Official Selection, 'A Certain Type of Freedom
  • Gala Screening of short films, Paramount Center, Boston - International Media Education Summit, November 2015
  • Opening Keynote, European Commission / Council of Europe Symposium on Youth Participation in a Digitalised World, Budapest, 2015
  • Member, Steering Committee, DEMOS 'Getting out the Vote', 2014
  • Media appearances and expert interviews: BBC1, BBC News 24, BBC World, ZDF (Germany), Inter TV (Ukraine), Associated Press, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC World Service, Boston WERS (US), Newstalk ZB (New Zealand), CNN.com, BBC News, USA Today, Newsweek / The Daily Beast, The Washington Times, The Independent, Sunday Telegraph, Daily Mail, Times Higher Education Supplement, The Edinburgh Journal, Global Post, MarketWatch, Die Zeit (Germany), Politiken (Denmark), MediaPart (France), To Vima (Greece), Kathimerini (Greece), Ta Nea (Greece), El Mercurio (Chile), Pravda (Slovakia), Correio Braziliense (Brazil), Adevarul (Romania), Economia & Mercado (Angola). Roman's op-ed on the Greek crisis became the top story on CNN's global homepage, while coverage of his Unplugged study became the most viewed video on the BBC News website. He has been interviewed on the Greek crisis by David Aaronovitch for BBC Radio 4's The Briefing Room, and has been interviewed live in the studio by Martine Croxall (BBC News) and Sarah-Jane Mee (Sky News)

Qualifications

  • PhD in Political Communication (The Media School, Bournemouth University, 2010)
  • PG Cert in Academic Practice (Academic Services, Bournemouth University, 2006)
  • MSc in Government (European Politics & Policy) (London School of Economics, 2001)
  • BSc (Hons) in International and European Studies (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, 2000)

Honours

  • 5th Annual Edward and Emily McWhinney Memorial Lecture (The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Fraser University, 2021)
  • Bronze Award (Best Web & New Media) for 'We'll Meet Again' (Independent Shorts Awards, 2021)
  • Excellence in Education for Sustainable Development Award (Bournemouth University, 2021)
  • Award of Distinction (IndieFEST Humanitarian Awards, 2020)
  • Award of Excellence (Documentary Feature), Deterrence (Impact DOCS Awards, 2020)
  • Award of Excellence (Documentary Feature, Web Series), Deterrence (IndieFEST Film Awards, 2020)
  • Best Documentary Film, Deterrence (Hollywood Verge Film Awards, 2020)
  • Best Non-Fiction Book of the Year, Dispatches from the 21st Century (Athens Voice, 2020)
  • Specialist Group of the Year - Greek Politics Specialist Group (Political Studies Association, 2019)
  • Award of Merit (Experimental), Essence (Best Shorts Competition, 2018)
  • Silver Award (Best Experimental Short), Essence (Independent Shorts Awards, 2018)
  • Best Narration, A Certain Type of Freedom (Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards, 2016)
  • Gold Award (Documentary Short), A Certain Type of Freedom (International Independent Film Awards, 2016)
  • Gold Award (Documentary Short), At the Edge of the Present (International Independent Film Awards, 2016)
  • Gold Award, Best Short Film Script, At the Edge of the Present (European Independent Film Awards, 2016)
  • Research in Film Awards - Shortlisted, At the Edge of the Present (Arts & Humanities Research Council, 2016)
  • Award of Merit: Special Mention (Experimental), A Certain Type of Freedom (Best Shorts Competition, 2015)
  • Award of Merit: Special Mention (Experimental), At the Edge of the Present (Best Shorts Competition, 2015)
  • You're Brilliant teaching prize (Students' Union at Bournemouth University (SUBU), 2015)
  • You're Brilliant teaching prize (Students' Union at Bournemouth University (SUBU), 2012)
  • 2010 Arthur McDougall Prize for Best Dissertation in Elections, Electoral Systems or Representation (Political Studies Association, 2011)
  • Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning (Bournemouth University, 2009)
  • Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning (Bournemouth University, 2008)

Memberships

  • Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA), Member,
  • Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Fellow,
  • Political Studies Association, Member,

Networks

  • Senior Faculty Member (2010-) The Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change
  • Founder and Convenor (2004-2017), Advisory Committee (2017-) Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG)