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Dr. Constantine Boussalis

Assistant Professor (Political Science)
3 COLLEGE GREEN


Constantine holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (World and Comparative Politics) and a M.A. in International Studies from Claremont Graduate University as well as a B.A. in Political Science from California State University, Los Angeles. His research interests include environmental politics, political communication, political behavior, and computational social science. Before joining the Department of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin in 2014, Constantine served as Empirical Research Fellow at Harvard Law School from 2011.
  CLIMATE CHANGE   COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE   ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY   FOREIGN AID   GREECE   GREEK POLITICS   MACHINE LEARNING   Political Behavior   political communication   Political Psychology   Political Science   TEXT ANALYSIS
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Management Committee Substitute (Ireland). ISCH COST Action IS1309 -- Innovations in Climate Governance: Sources, Patterns and Effects (INOGOV)
Advisory board. "Pathways to Power: The Political Representation of Citizens of Immigrant Origin in Seven European Democracies."
Reviewed manuscripts for:Journal of Politics; World Development; Environmental Sociology; Journal of Elections, Public Opinion & Parties
Methodological reviewer for: Harvard Business Law Review, Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review,Environmental Law Review, Human Rights Journal, Harvard International Law Journal, Journal ofLaw & Gender, Journal of Law and Public Policy, Journal of Law and Technology, Journal on Legislation,Latino Law Review, Harvard Law & Policy Review, Negotiation Law Review, Unbound: Harvard Journalof the Legal Left, Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law, National Security Journal
Consultant, Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
French Basic Basic Basic
Greek Fluent Fluent Fluent
Spanish Basic Basic Basic
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European Political Science Association
Political Studies Association of Ireland
American Political Science Association
International Studies Association
Constantine Boussalis, Travis Coan, Mirya Holman, Political Speech in Religious Sermons, Politics and Religion, 2020, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Boussalis Constantine, Coan Travis G, Holman Mirya R, Communicating Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Efforts in American Cities , Climate , 7 , (3 ), 2019, p45 -, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Decadri Silvia, Boussalis Constantine, Populism, party membership, and language complexity in the Italian chamber of deputies , Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties , 2019, p1 - 20 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Boussalis Constantine, Coan Travis G, Holman Mirya R, Climate change communication from cities in the USA , Climatic Change , 149 , (2 ), 2018, p173 - 187 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Alvarez Linda, Boussalis Constantine, Merolla Jennifer L, Peiffer Caryn A, Love Thy Neighbour: Social Identity and Public Support for Humanitarian Aid , Development Policy Review , 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Boussalis Constantine, Feldman Yuval, Smith Henry E, Experimental analysis of the effect of standards on compliance and performance , Regulation & Governance , 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Boussalis Constantine, Coan Travis G, Elite Polarization and Correcting Misinformation in the "Post-Truth Era" , Journal of Applied Research in Memory & Cognition , 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Constantine Boussalis and Travis G. Coan, Text-mining the signals of climate change doubt, Global Environmental Change, 36, 2016, p89 - 100, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Boussalis Constantine, Coan Travis G, Poberezhskaya Marianna, Measuring and modeling Russian newspaper coverage of climate change , Global Environmental Change , 41 , 2016, p99 - 110 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Boussalis, C., Nelson, H.T., & Swaminathan, S., Towards Comprehensive Malaria Planning: The Effect of Government Capacity, Health Policy, and Land Use Variables on Malaria Incidence in India, Social Science & Medicine, 75, (7), 2012, p1213 - 1221, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
  

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Determining aid allocation decision-making: towards a comparative sectored approach in, Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015, [Peiffer Caryn, Boussalis Constantine], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Identity and Public Support for North American Integration in, The Legitimacy of Regional Integration in Europe and the Americas, Springer, 2015, pp98-116 , [Boussalis, Constantine; Merolla, Jennifer; Peiffer, Caryn ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Provincial Politics and the Attraction of FDI in India and China in, editor(s)Kugler, J. & Tammen, R.L. , The Performance of Nations, Rowman & Littlefield, 2012, pp211 - 228, [Kugler, T., Coan, T.G., & Boussalis, C.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Political Performance as a Moderator of International Migration in, editor(s)Kugler, J. & Tammen, R.L. , The Performance of Nations, Rowman & Littlefield , 2012, pp119 - 144, [Kugler, T., Boussalis, C. & Coan, T.G.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED

  

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Political Studies Association of Ireland (PSAI) Elizabeth Meehan Prize for the best paper delivered at the Association's 2019 annual conference. 2020
PSAI Specialist Group Funding (EUR 750). Big Data, Text Analysis and Methdology Specialist Group, Political Studies Association of Ireland. This award will assist in the organization of an upcoming workshop on images-as-data research in the social sciences to be hosted at Trinity in May 2020. 2020
Visiting Professors Fund (EUR 850). Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Trinity College Dublin. 2020
Events Fund (EUR 800). Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Trinity College Dublin. This award will assist in the organization of an upcoming workshop on images-as-data research in the social sciences to be hosted at Trinity in May 2020. 2019
Funded Investigator (EUR 13,273,402). SFI Centre for Research Training in Digitally-Enhanced Reality. Science Foundation Ireland. 2019
Principal Investigator (EUR 11,450). "Computer Vision Applications in the Study of Political Speech-making and Voter Impression Formation". Enterprise Ireland funding in support of application to ERC. 2018
Principal Investigator (EUR 3000). "Computer Vision and Political Speeches". Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund, Trinity College Dublin. 2018
Principal Investigator (EUR 2,000). "Computer-assisted recognition of climate change denial and skepticism." Trinity Research in Social Sciences (TriSS) Academic Research Fellowship 2016/17 by Trinity College Dublin for 12 months. Four out of 20 applications were selected for funding. 2017
Principal Investigator (EUR 18,619). "Mining for Scepticism: Automated Text Analysis and the Study of Climate Change Denial." Trinity College Dublin Research Committee Pathfinder Programme grant awarded in May 2015 by Trinity College Dublin for 12 months. This research proposal was ranked 3rd overall out of a total of 110 university-wide applications. 2015
Principal Investigator (EUR 1,500). "Text Analysis and the Study of Climate Change Denial." Arts and Social Sciences Benefactions Fund 2014-2015 awarded in April 2015 by Trinity College Dublin for 24 months. 2014
First Prize (EUR 300) - Approaches to the Study of Greek Society and Politics Competition, Greek Politics Specialist Group, Political Studies Association. 2015
Co-investigator (USD 30,000). Research grant awarded by the Harvard University Library Lab for monitoring and evaluating patron book usage through the use of smartphone technology. 2014