Dr Chrysa Lamprinakou is a Senior Researcher in the Household Surveys team. Since joining NatCen she is working on the delivery of large-scale face-to-face surveys including the Taking Part and the British Social Attitudes surveys. She has extensive experience in postal and internet surveys, and she has designed and conducted a large number of face-to-face elite interviews. Chrysa has a particular interest in political and social attitudes, looking at change and the drivers of change over time.
Prior to joining NatCen Chrysa worked as Lead Researcher and Associate Lecturer at the universities of Brunel, UCL, Birkbeck and Strathclyde, where she taught modules on modern British and European politics. She has worked on a number of research projects on the diversity of political candidates and elected officials, electoral system change, and elections and political parties.
Chrysa has a PhD and an MRes (Distinction) in Politics from the University of Brunel, an MA in Communications Policy Studies from City University and a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Essex.
- “Diversity of candidates and elected officials in Great Britain”, EHRC
- “All Change in the House? The Profile of Candidates and MPs in the 2015 British General Election”, Parliamentary Affairs
- “So many votes, so many systems: no wonder electoral reform is back on our minds”, The Conversation
- “The age of the new Parliament”, The Constitution Unit
- “Exploring new opportunities: VAA as a tool of political marketing”, in Europeanisation of Political Rights: Voter Advice Application and migrant mobilisation in 2011 UK elections
- “Electoral System Change in Europe since 1945: Greece”, ESCE
- “The Party Evolution Model: An Integrated Approach to Party Organization and Political Communication”’, Politics