Evangelia Petridou

Docent|Associate Professor

  • Professional title: Associate Professor
  • Academic title: Associate Professor
  • Department: Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSV)
  • Telephone: 010-1428318
  • Email: evangelia.petridou@miun.se
  • Visitor address: Kunskapens Väg 1, Östersund, 83125
  • Room number: P3110
  • Location: Östersund
  • Research centers: Risk and Crisis Research Centre
  • Employee in the subject: Political Science


Articles in journals

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, pp. 328-345.    

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

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, pp. 293-302.    

Petridou, E. & Mintrom, M. (2020). A Research Agenda for the Study of Policy Entrepreneurs. Policy Studies Journal,    

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, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 227-244.    

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

Petridou, E. (2018). Entrepreneurship in the Swedish municipal polis : the case of Mer [*] Östersund. Policy Studies, vol. 39: 1, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 1-12.    

Petridou, E. (2014). Theories of the Policy Process: Contemporary Scholarship and Future Directions. Policy Studies Journal, vol. 42: Supplement issue s1, pp. 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, pp. 119-137.  

Chapters in books

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

Petridou, E. (2021). Collaborative Crisis Management : A Social Network Analysis. In Thule : Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundets Årsbook 2021. Umeå : Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet. pp. 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. In Understanding Disaster Risk : A Multidimensional Approach. Amsterdam : Elsevier. pp. 225-238.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collections (editor)

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

Conference papers

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

Petridou, E. , Becker, P. & Sparf, J. (2019). Policy entrepreneurs and flood risk mitigation in Sweden : A structural analysis. In 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. In INTED2017: 11TH INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE. (INTED Proceedings). pp. 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. In NEEDS - The First Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies. University of Copenhagen, December 9-11, 2015.

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries

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


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..


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