Short biographical note
He earned his Ph.D from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. He holds a M.A. in International Relations and Strategic Studies (Merit: 67%) from Lancaster University and a Master’s degree in International Politics and Security (Distinction: 9,83) from the Athens Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. He graduated summa cum laude (9,32) in International Studies from the Athens Panteion University. During his studies, he was granted several awards, among others, from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation, Onassis Foundation, NATO, MacArthur Foundation and DAAD.
At present, he participates in the research project Ages of Marathon (AoM), financed by European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) & National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF), Operational Programme “Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship & Innovation”. He took part in research projects (i.e. Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Module European-focused Policy Analytics EPEAEK Pythagoras II) and missions of the OSCE and Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also, he taught at the Athens Panteion University, Hellenic Open University, National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government.
Prior to joining the Department, he occupied for ten years the positions of analyst and deputy manager in the Strategic Planning Department and then in the Strategic Planning, Analysis and Investor Relations Division at ATEbank (2002-2012). Also, he worked for almost two years in the Economic Analysis & Market Division at the Piraeus Bank Group.
He authored a book published by Nova Science Publishers and several chapter contributions. Authored or co-authored articles appeared in, among other places, Greek Review of Political Science, Greek Review of Social Research, Social Sciences Tribune, East European Quarterly, European Foreign Affairs Review, European Security, Journal of Slavic Military Studies, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, Mediterranean Quarterly, Perspectives on European Politics and Society, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies.
Ph.D. Supervision: six candidates