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Evangelia Petridou

Docent|Associate Professor

  • Tjänstetitel: Docent
  • Akademisk titel: Docent
  • Annan titel: Associate Professor
  • Ansvarsområde: International Coordinator, Department of Social Sciences
  • Avdelning: Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (HSV)
  • Telefon arbete: +46 (0)10-1428318
  • E-postadress: evangelia.petridou@miun.se
  • Besöksadress: Kunskapens Väg 1, Östersund, 83125
  • Rumsnummer: P3110
  • Ort: Östersund
  • Forskningscentra: Risk and Crisis Research Centre
  • Anställd vid ämnet: Statsvetenskap


Evangelia Petridou is associate professor in political science. She received her master in Public Administration (MPA) and her BA in Political Science (minor in Ancient Greek) from Missouri State University. Petridou defended her dissertation titled "Political Entrepreneurship in Swedish: (Re)Theorising Entrepreneurial Agency at Mid Sweden University in January 2017.


Petridou's research interests include the multiple streams framework (MSF) and specifically policy entrepreneurship, as well as resilience and networked governance especially in emergency management collaborations. Her substantive policy area interests include crisis management, especially at the local level.


Petridou has published in journals such as Policy Studies Journal, European Policy Analysis, Journal of Contingencies and Emergency Management, Politics and Policy, European Policy Analysis, and Policy and Society and the author of numerous book chapters in international edited volumes. Her book (together with Jörgen Sparf, Nikolaos Zahariadis and Thomas Birkland) titled "Policy Entrepreneurs, Crises, and Policy Change" with Cambridge University Press is due to be published in the fall of 2023. She is involved in a number of externally funded research projects. She is the book review co-editor for the International Review of Public Policy (IRPP).


Petridou was the recipient of the Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundet – En Vetenskaplig Akademi [Royal Skytteanska Society: A Scientific Academy] Annual prize to a junior, well-deserving researcher for 2020.


Artiklar i tidskrifter

Zahariadis, N. , Exadaktylos, T. , Sparf, J. , Petridou, E. , Kyriakidis, A. & Papadopoulos, I. (2022). Assessing the effectiveness of public health interventions for Covid‐19 in Greece and Cyprus. European Policy Analysis, vol. 8: 3, ss. 345-359.    

Sparf, J. , Petridou, E. , Granberg, M. , Becker, P. & Onn, B. (2022). Pandemic responses at the subnational level : Exploring politics, administration, and politicization in Swedish municipalities. European Policy Analysis, vol. 8: 3, ss. 327-344.  

Petridou, E. & Mintrom, M. (2021). A Research Agenda for the Study of Policy Entrepreneurs. Policy Studies Journal, vol. 49: 4, ss. 943-967.    

Zahariadis, N. , Ceccoli, S. & Petridou, E. (2021). Assessing the effects of calculated inaction on national responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy, vol. 12: 3, ss. 328-345.    

Petridou, E. , Becker, P. & Sparf, J. (2021). Policy Entrepreneurs in Public Administration : A Social Network Analysis. Politics and Policy, vol. 49: 2, ss. 414-445.    

Zahariadis, N. , Petridou, E. , Exadaktylos, T. & Sparf, J. (2021). Policy styles and political trust in Europe’s national responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Policy Studies,  

Petridou, E. & Zahariadis, N. (2021). Staying at home or going out? Leadership response to the COVID‐19 crisis in Greece and Sweden. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, vol. 29: 3, ss. 293-302.    

Ioannides, D. & Petridou, E. (2021). Street Art and the ‘Right to the City’ in a Fragmented Metropolis : The Case of Beirut. Montreal Architectural Review, vol. 7    

Petridou, E. , Zahariadis, N. & Ceccoli, S. (2020). Averting institutional disasters? Drawing lessons from China to inform the Cypriot response to the COVID‐19 pandemic. European Policy Analysis, vol. 6: 2, ss. 318-327.    

Zahariadis, N. , Petridou, E. & Oztig, L. I. (2020). Claiming credit and avoiding blame : political accountability in Greek and Turkish responses to the COVID‐19 crisis. European Policy Analysis, vol. 6: 2, ss. 159-169.    

Petridou, E. (2020). Politics and Administration in Times of Crisis : Explaining the Swedish Response to the COVID-19 Crisis. European Policy Analysis, vol. 6: 2, ss. 147-158.    

Petridou, E. , Paltrinieri, N. & Danielsson, E. (2020). Risk and uncertainty : From critical thinking to practical impact. Safety Science, vol. 129  

Sparf, J. , Petridou, E. , Skog, F. , Kolmodin, S. & Ljungdahl, J. (2019). Experimental Design in Teaching Crisis and Emergency Management in Social Sciences : The Case of the RCR Lab at Mid Sweden University. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, vol. 37: 1, ss. 92-100.

Petridou, E. , Danielsson, E. , Olofsson, A. , Lundgren, M. & Große, C. (2019). If Crisis or War Comes : A Study of Risk Communication of Eight European Union Member States. Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication Research, vol. 2: 2, ss. 207-232.    

Petridou, E. , Olausson, P. M. & Ioannides, D. (2019). Nascent island tourism policy development in Greenland : A network perspective. Island Studies Journal, vol. 14: 2, ss. 227-244.    

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2018). Collaborations in Routine Emergency Management : Lessons from Sweden. Procedia Engineering, vol. 212, ss. 302-308.    

Petridou, E. (2018). Entrepreneurship in the Swedish municipal polis : the case of Mer [*] Östersund. Policy Studies, vol. 39: 1, ss. 70-89.    

Petridou, E. & Sparf, J. (2017). For safety’s sake : the strategies of institutional entrepreneurs and bureaucratic reforms in Swedish crisis management, 2001–2009. Policy & Society, vol. 36: 4, ss. 556-574.    

Petridou, E. & Olausson, P. (2017). Policy Entrepreneurship and Policy Transfer : Flood Risk Governance in Northern Sweden. Central European Journal of Public Policy, vol. 11: 1, ss. 1-12.    

Petridou, E. (2014). Theories of the Policy Process: Contemporary Scholarship and Future Directions. Policy Studies Journal, vol. 42: Supplement issue s1, ss. s12-s32.  

Petridou, E. & Ioannides, D. (2013). Conducting creativity in the periphery of Sweden : A bottom-up path towards territorial cohesion. Creative Industries Journal, vol. 5: 1&2, ss. 119-137.  

Doktorsavhandlingar, sammanläggningar

Petridou, E. (2017). Political Entrepreneurship in Swedish : Towards a (Re)Theorization of Entrepreneurial Agency. Diss. (Sammanläggning) Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University, 2017 (Mid Sweden University doctoral thesis : 252)  

Kapitel i böcker, del av antologier

Petridou, E. (2022). Following the Public Health Agency’s Guidelines : The Swedish Approach. I Policy Styles and Trust in the Age of Pandemics : Global Threat, National Responses. Routledge (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy). S. 211-228.

Zahariadis, N. , Petridou, E. , Exadaktylos, T. & Sparf, J. (2022). Policy Styles and Policy Making During Times of Crisis. I Policy Styles and Trust in the Age of Pandemics : Global Threat, National Responses. Routledge (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy). S. 17-38.

Zahariadis, N. , Petridou, E. , Exadaktylos, T. & Sparf, J. (2022). The Politics of National Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic. I Policy Styles and Trust in the Age of Pandemics : Global Threat, National Responses. Routledge (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy). S. 3-16.

Prince, S. , Petridou, E. & Ioannides, D. (2021). Art Worlds in the Periphery : Creativity and Networking in Rural Scandinavia. I Creative Tourism in Smaller Communities : Place, Culture, and Local Representation. Calgary : University of Calgary Press. S. 259-282.    

Petridou, E. (2021). Collaborative Crisis Management : A Social Network Analysis. I Thule : Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundets Årsbook 2021. Umeå : Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet. S. 25-39.  

Petridou, E. , Sparf, J. & Pihl, K. (2020). Resilience work in Swedish local governance : Evidence from the areas of climate change adaptation, migration, and violent extremism. I Understanding Disaster Risk : A Multidimensional Approach. Amsterdam : Elsevier. S. 225-238.  

Petridou, E. , von Bergmann-Winberg, M. & Alebaki, M. (2018). Entrepreneurship in Times of Crisis : A Resilience Perspective on the Greek Wine Sector. I Governance and Political Entrepreneurship in Europe : Promoting Growth and Welfare in Times of Crisis. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing. S. 207-227.

Ioannides, D. & Petridou, E. (2016). Contingent Neoliberalism and Urban Tourism in the United States. I Neoliberalism and the Political Economy of Tourism. Routledge. S. 21-37.  

Ioannides, D. , Leventis, P. & Petridou, E. (2016). Urban Resistance Tourism Initiatives in Stressed Cities : The Case of Athens. I Reinventing the Local in Tourism : Producing, Consuming, and Negotiating Place. Bristol : Channel View Publications. S. 229-250.

Ioannides, D. & Petridou, E. (2015). Archipelagic Tourism : Synthesis and Reflections. I Archipelago Tourism : Policies and Practices. Aldershot : Ashgate (New Directions in Tourism Analysis). S. 241-248.

Miles, L. & Petridou, E. (2015). Entrepreneurial Resilience : Role of policy entrepreneurs in the political perspective of crisis management. I Organizational Resilience : Concepts, Integration and Practice. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press. S. 67-81.

Narbutaité Aflaki, I. , Petridou, E. & Miles, L. (2015). Political Entrepreneurship Redux : Looking into the Future. I Entrepreneurship in the Polis : Understanding Political Entrepreneurship. Aldershot : Ashgate. S. 206-215.

Petridou, E. , Narbutaité Aflaki, I. & Miles, L. (2015). Unpacking the Theoretical Boxes of Political Entrepreneurship. I Entrepreneurship in the Polis : Understanding Political Entrepreneurship. Aldershot : Ashgate. S. 1-16.

Petridou, E. & Ioannides, D. (2013). Creative serendipity : when art and public entrepreneurship revitalize a downtown. I Regioner, regionalism och entreprenörskap. Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University. S. 120-138.  

Ioannides, D. & Petridou, E. (2012). Tourism workers and the equity dimension of sustainability. I Tourism Enterprises and the Sustainability Agenda across Europe. Farnham : Ashgate. S. 187-203.

Ioannides, D. & Petridou Daughtrey, E. (2006). Competition in the travel distribution system: the US travel sector.. I Corporate Rivalry and Market Power. London : I.B. Tauris. S. 124-142.


Petridou, E. , Becker, P. & Sparf, J. (2019). Entrepreneurial Bureaucrats : A Social Network Analysis of Lomma and Staffanstorp Municipalities, Sweden. I Proceedings.

Petridou, E. , Becker, P. & Sparf, J. (2019). Policy entrepreneurs and flood risk mitigation in Sweden : A structural analysis. I Proceedings.

Petridou, E. , Danielsson, E. , Große, C. , Lundgren, M. , Olofsson, A. & Röslmaier, M. (2018). Risk Communication : A Comparative Study of Eight EU Countries. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe (SRA-E Conference 2018), Östersund, Sweden, June 18–20 2018.

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2017). Virtual And Physical Immersion Classroom For Enhanced Learning In The Behavioural And Social Sciences. I INTED2017: 11TH INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. (INTED Proceedings). S. 6835-

Olausson, P. M. , Petridou, E. & Ioannides, D. (2016). Seeking resilience through tourism in Greenland : A cautious outlook in the risky era of climate change. Paper presented at the 10th ECPR General Conference, Prague, 7-10 September, 2016

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2015). Tidal wave: critical junctures, political agency and the shift of crisis management policy in Sweden, 2004-2009. I NEEDS - The First Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies. University of Copenhagen, December 9-11, 2015.


Sparf, J. , Petridou, E. , Granberg, M. & Onn, B. (2021). Kommunal organisering av pandemirespons : En realtidsstudie av lokal resiliens. MSB  

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2021). Sweden Country Report. Stavanger : Universitetet i Stavanger (Rapporter fra UiS 98).  

Petridou, E. , Sparf, J. , Jochem, S. & Hustedt, T. (2021). Sweden Report : Sustainable Governance in the Context of the COVID-19 Crisis. Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung (Sustainable Governance Indicators ).    

Danielsson, E. , Petridou, E. , Lundgren, M. , Olofsson, A. , Große, C. & Röslmaier, M. (2020). Risk Communication : A Comparative Study of Eight EU Countries. MSB  

Sparf, J. , Petridou, E. , Landgren, J. & Lyckvi, S. (2019). Larmoperatörskluster: Organisering för samverkan i vardag och kris. Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap  

Sparf, J. & Petridou, E. (2019). Resilience in Practice : A Survey of Recent European Union Projects. (RCR Working Paper Series 2019:4).  

Petridou, E. & Ioannides, D. (2016). Konstgödning : Co-producing art in the outskirts of the world. Östersund : Mid Sweden University (Rapportserien / European Tourism Research Institute 2016:6).  

Petridou Daughtrey, E. (2006). Industrial Market Trends : A survey of Springfield's Manufacturing/Warehouse Market. Springfield MO : Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce  

Samlingsverk (redaktör)

Zahariadis, N. (ed.) , Petridou, E. (ed.) , Exadaktylos, T. (ed.) & Sparf, J. (ed.) (2022). Policy Styles and Trust in the Age of Pandemics : Global Threat, National Responses. Routledge (Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy ).

Narbutaité Aflaki, I. (ed.) , Petridou, E. (ed.) & Miles, L. (ed.) (2015). Entrepreneurship in the Polis : Understanding Political Entrepreneurship. Aldershot : Ashgate


Alirani, G. , Petridou, E. , Johansson, R. & Eriksson, K. (2022). Varför brinner skogen? Lokala svar på ett globalt problem.  

Triantafyllopoulos, I. K. , Petridou, E. & Carawan, E. (2013). Graphē paranomōn, A TRANSLATION : Indictment for unlawful proposals (Translated from the 2nd ed 1962 by E. Petridou, notes by E. Carawan).  

Petridou, E. (2010). Closer look cases: Eureka Springs, AR: a destination reinvented through time; Travel Agents: the voice at the other end of the line; Southwest Airlines: "Often immitated, never duplicated"; Ask me no questions; Forks, Washington: Twilight Zone  These closer look cases are found in Ioannides, D and Timothy, DJ: Tourism in the USA: a spatial synthesis : Routledge..

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