Kostas Maronitis

Dr Kostas Maronitis

Senior Lecturer

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Education/Academic qualification

  • Master of Arts, Goldsmiths, University of London

  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Greenwich

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Greenwich


I am a political sociologist with a focus on the theories and policies of immigration, work and European integration. Prior to my appointment at Leeds Trinity University  I taught Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Greenwich and European Politics at Lancaster University.

I welcome PhD projects focusing on social and political theory, immigration, sovereignty and national identity, European politics and governance. 

Research interests

My research interests include political campaigns and communication; immigration, automation and labour; nationalism, identity and European politics. 

Teaching and Administration

  • Analysing Media and Culture (MFC4022). 
  • Contemporary Political Theory (PTC5052).  
  • The European Union (PTC5072). 
  • ​Media, Power and Culture (MFC5022).
  • Researching Media, Film and Culture (MFC5032).
  • Media Research (MFC6082).
  • Contemporary Cultural Issues (MFC6092). 

Willingness to take PhD students