Staff Catalogue


Department of Social and Political Sciences
FEB 01 - Faculty of Economics and Management, Β102
University Campus
Michalis Moutselos is a Lecturer in comparative politics at the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cyprus. He was previously a Research Fellow at the Department of Sociocultural Diversity at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany. He completed his PhD in Political Science at the Department of Politics, Princeton University and holds an M.Phil. in comparative government (University of Oxford). He had previously served as a visiting fellowship at SciencesPo, Paris. His research interests lie in the intersection of politics and immigration.
 comparative politics, immigration and conflict, social movements, Europeanization

Articles in Refereed Journals

[2021] Moutselos, Michalis and Karen Schönwälder. The immigrant presence in collaborative structures of Urban Politics. Governance 35(1): 303-321.

[2020] Moutselos, Michalis.  What explains diversity-policy adoption? Policy entrepreneurs and advocacy coalitions in two French citiesEthnic and Racial Studies. Advance Online Publication.

[2020] Moutselos, Michalis. Estates against the State? Evidence from the 2005 wave of French riots. Political Geography 76: 102088.

[2020] Moutselos, Michalis. Fighting for their neighborhood: urban policy and anti-state riots in FranceSocial Forces 98 (4), 1719-1743.

[2020] Moutselos, Michalis, Christian Jacobs, Julia Martínez-Ariño, Maria Schiller, Karen Schönwälder, Alexandre Tandé. Economy or Justice? How Urban Actors Respond to DiversityUrban Affairs Review. 56(1): 228-253.

[2020] Moutselos, Michalis. Praying on Friday, voting on Sunday? Mosque Attendance and voter turnout in three West European democracies. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 46 (11), 2275-2292.

[2019] Darren J. Lim, Michalis Moutselos and Michael McKenna. Puzzled out? The unsurprising outcomes of the Greek bailout negotiations. Journal of European Public Policy 26(3): 325-343.

[2019] Martínez-Ariño, Julia, Michalis Moutselos, Karen Schönwälder, Christian Jacobs, Maria Schiller, Alexandre Tandé “Why do some cities adopt more diversity policies than others? A study in France and Germany. Comparative European Politics 17(5): 651-672

Book Chapters

[2020] Moutselos, Michalis, Georgia Mavrodi. “Diaspora Policies and Social Protection: Greece” in Lafleur Jean-Michel and Daniela Vintila, eds. Migration and Transnational Social Protection in Post-Crisis Europe. Springer, Forthcoming.

[2017] Mavrodi, Georgia, Michalis Moutselos. Immobility in times of crisis? The case of Greece. in Jean-Michel Lafleur and Mikolaj Stanek, eds. Old Routes, New Migrants: Lessons from the South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis. Springer, IMISCOE Research Series, December 2016.

Published Working Papers (peer-reviewed)

[2018] Moutselos, Michalis, Christian Jacobs, Julia Martínez-Ariño, Maria Schiller, Karen Schönwälder, Alexandre Tandé. Cities and the Challenge of Diversity (CityDiv): The Survey, Technical Report. MPI-MMG Working Paper Series, September 2017. 

[2016] Moutselos, Michalis. Group consciousness and political behavior among citizens of immigrant origin: The case of France. MPI-MMG Working Paper Series, June 2015.