Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Dimokritos Kavadias is research director at the Brussels Information, Documentation and Research Centre at the VUB (BRIO – https://www.briobrussel.be/ ). He teaches at the political science department and supervised from 2005 on policy research projects on the topic of education and equal opportunities, civic education and social cohesion. The more fundamental research focuses on the influence of schools and teachers on the shaping of political attitudes and knowledge of adolescents (political socialisation). He is mainly interested in the political effects of socialization and schooling, using large-scale samples of pupils, in schools and, more recently, using international comparative micro-data on pupils, political psychology experiments and agent-based modelling.

Dimokritos Kavadias


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