Charalampos Tsekeris

Charalampos Tsekeris
Curriculum Vitae


Charalambos Tsekeris (BSc, Brunel University; PhD, Panteion University) is a sociologist working as a Researcher on Digital Sociology at the National Centre for Social Research, Athens, Greece; and Professor Extraordinary in the School of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He is also a Research Associate at the Research Centre for Greek Society, Academy of Athens, and at the Anti-Corruption Centre for Education and Research (ACCERUS), Stellenbosch University. He has lectured at many academic institutions and coordinated several academic research projects. His extensive research work is cross cited, referenced and acknowledged internationally (


  • Digital Sociology
  • Civic Participation
  • Democracy and Political Institutions in the Digital Age
  • Psychosocial Networks, Social Behaviour and Group Dynamics
  • Cyber-Self and Online Identities
  • Relational Epistemology and Social Research
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Internet and Web Studies
  • Cyberspace and Virtual Communities
  • Chaos & Complexity Theory
  • Sociology of Scientific Knowledge & Technology Studies
  • Public Understanding of Science and Big Data
  • Information Theory, Journalism and Web 2.0
  • Critical Algorithm Studies
  • Post-Truth, Virality, Attention Economies and Autonomous Agents


  • Youth identities and online behaviour in contemporary Greek society
  • Democracy, Identity and Institutional Crisis in Contemporary Greece
  • Virtual Communities: Formation, Structure and Function
  • The self in theory and society: Economic crisis, relational sociology, and cultural dualism


  • Tsekeris, Charalambos & Stylianoudi, Lily (Eds) (2018). Youths in Challenging Situations: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. London & New York: Routledge (ISBN: 978-1-138-61655-4). <> Tsekeris, Charalambos (2018) "The Internet". To appear in: J. Michael Ryan (Ed.) Core Concepts in Sociology. London & New York: Wiley-Blackwell (ISBN13: 9781119168669).
  • Demertzis, N. & Tsekeris, C. (2018). Multifaceted European Public Sphere: Socio-Cultural Dynamics (Media@LSE Working Paper Series No. 51). London: Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science (ISSN: 1474‐1938/1946) <>
  • Tsekeris, Charalambos (2018) "The Internet", in J. Michael Ryan (Ed) Core Concepts in Sociology. London & New York: Wiley-Blackwell (ISBN13: 9781119168669).
  • Tsekeris, Charalambos and Stylianoudi, Lily (2017) Youngsters and Adolescents in Troubled Contexts: Worldwide Perspectives. Contemporary Social Science: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 3-4, pp. 165- 174 (published by Routledge on behalf of the British Academy of Social Sciences, London, UK, ISSN: 2158-2041; SCOPUS Index).
  • Tsekeris T, Tsekeris C & Katerelos I (2017) Reflections on Networks, Human Behaviour and Social Dynamics in the Digital Age. AI & Society: Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Communication (Springer International Publishing, ISSN: 0951-5666, SCOPUS Index), doi:10.1007/s00146-017-0704-9.
  • Tsekeris, C., Ntali, E., Koutrias, A. & Chatzoulis, A. (2017) Boomerang Kids in Contemporary Greece: Young People's Experience of Coming Home Again. GreeSE: LSE Hellenic Observatory Papers on Greece and Southeast Europe, GreeSE Paper No 108. London: The Hellenic Observatory, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) – URL=
  • Mantzaris, E., Tsekeris, T. & Tsekeris, C. (2017) Multiple-class existence, corruption and trust in South Africa. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 80-97 (ISSN 1855-0541; Indexed in COBISS, DOAJ, International Political Science Abstracts, CSA Sociological Abstracts & PAIS International). DOI: –Full text in pdf: no2-art5.pdf
  • Maska, L., Tsekeris, T., Kadas, C. & Tsekeris, C. (2017) Measuring the crisis preparedness in the pharmaceutical sector: The case of Greece. Collected Papers of Šibenik College, No. 3-4/2017, pp. 7-18 (Polytechnic of Šibenik; ISSN 1846-6699 [Print]; ISSN 1846-6656 [Online]; Indexed in: Portal of Croatian Scientific Journals) – URL=
  • Tsekeris, Charalambos (2016) Reflections on a Critical Sociology of Networks. tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique. Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable Information Society, Volume 14, Number 2, pp. 397- 412.
  • Tsekeris, Charalambos (Ed.) (2015). Revisiting the Self: Social Science Perspectives. London & New York: Routledge (ISBN: 9781138097599). <>


  • Air Force Command and Staff College (AFCSC)
  • Hellenic Naval Staff and Command College, Athens, Greece
  • University of Athens
  • University of Piraeus
  • Panteion University
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • University of Wales
  • University of Gloucestershire
  • University of East London
  • Coventry University (Associate Lecturer)