Project Officer



Dr Dimitris Boucas is a  Project Officer for the project and post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Management, London School of Economics . His research interests include digital technology policy, media policy, alternative journalism and social innovation.. He has recently completed working on the EU-funded project netCommons, which examines community networks as complementary or alternative to the standard Internet. Dimitris has a background in both computing and social sciences, with a degree in sociology from the Open University, UK, a MSc in science and technology policy from the University of Sussex, and a PhD in information society and the role of the state from the LSE. He has published on information society theory and policy and media policy and has extensive teaching experience in information society, media and communication theory and policy, social media innovation management and qualitative research methods. He has taught at various Universities, including the LSE, the University of Westminster, City University of London, the University of Paris (Dauphine) and the University of Piraeus, Greece.

Selected Publications

Boucas, D and Iosifidis, P. (2020, forthcoming) “Digital journalism in Greece under conditions of austerity”, in A. Karatzogianni and A.Veneti (eds) Political Communication and Digital Journalism in Greece: A Reader.


Boucas, D (2020, forthcoming) “Monopoly platforms, digital ambiguities and possibilities for a digital/communicative socialist network society”, Special issue of tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique on Digital/Communicative Socialism.

Boucas, D. (under review) “User attitudes towards Facebook and Google: political economy, culture and the possibilities of alternatives”, submitted to Information Technology and People.

Boucas, D (under review) “Austerity and media policy in Greece 2012-2017: challenges to public service, diversity and independent journalism”, submitted to Journal of Digital Media and Policy.

Micholia, P., Karaliopoulos, M., Koutsopoulos, I., Navarro, L., Baig, R., Boucas, D., Michalis, M. and Antoniadis, P. (2018). Community Networks and Sustainability: A Survey of Perceptions, Practices, and Proposed Solutions. IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. March.

Boucas, D. (2017) “The state and the development of an information society: Greek policy and experience”, British Journal of Sociology, Vol.68, No.3, pp. 556-580.

Iosifidis, P. & Boucas, D. (2015) Media Policy and Independent Journalism in Greece, London: Open Society Foundations,

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