Short biographical note
Dr. Georgios Archontas received his Phd in Political Philosophy from the Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences. His thesis was titled “The problem of institutional arrangement assessment: F.A. Hayek’s contribution”. He has taught as a professor’s assistant Institutions for Collective Intelligence, and Evolutionary Social Theory both in the undergraduate and the postgraduate level. He has translated and edited the Greek editions of titles including Elinor Ostrom’s “Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action” (Athens: Kastaniotis, 2002), and Friedrich Hayek’s “The Constitution of Liberty” (Athens: Kastaniotis and IDKK, 2008). He has written articles in collective volumes, book introductions, and reviews. He is a visiting research fellow of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Peloponnese for the 2016-7 academic year. His research is titled: “The problem of designing and implementing institutional reforms that allow the emergence and sustainable functioning of mechanisms of spontaneous order in civil societies where such mechanisms are absent or inadequate, in the context of Hayekian political agenda”. He is currently teaching Theoretical Approaches in Social and Political Institution in the undergraduate programme of the Department of Political Science and International Relations.
2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019