Dimokritos Kavadias (°1969) obtained his Ma (‘licentiaat’) and Phd in Political Science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
He held teaching positions in political science, sociology, comparative politics and different methodology courses at the Sociology and Political science departments at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and in the educational science and social science departments of the Universiteit Antwerpen. He currently teaches methodology seminars as an assistant professor. He worked as a researcher in the departments of sociology (VUB), political science (VUB), educational science (UA) and social work (UA). In 2005 he was involved, with his colleagues Jo Buelens (VUB), Pierre Verjans (UlG) and Bob Kabamba (UlG) in drafting a new electoral law for the Democratic Republic of Congo. In subsequent years he was involved in preparing a new financing model for flemish schools (Flemish Ministry of Education) and evaluating civic education projects (King Baudouin Foundation).
His current research activities focus on political socialization, political psychology, civic education, educational and social effectiveness and educational policy.