Lavdas, Kostas A. Professor

Position Professor FieldEuropean and Comparative PoliticsEmailk.a.lavdas[ at ] gmail [ dot ] com Phone+30 210 9201835AddressPanteion University 136, Syggrou Avenue, 176 71 GreeceBuildingI.I.R. (I.D.I.S.)OfficeOffice hours: Thu. 3 -5 pm at I.I.R. (I.DI.S.)


Kostas A. Lavdas is Professor of European and Comparative Politics and Director of the Graduate Program in International Relations and Strategic Studies. Before joining Panteion University, he was Constantine Karamanlis Professor of Hellenic and European Studies at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA and Senior Research Fellow at LSE, UK. Professor Lavdas was born in Athens and was educated in Greece, Britain (at LSE and the University of Manchester) and the US (at MIT). He has published extensively in English, German, and Greek on European politics, comparative foreign policy, transatlantic relations, and applied political theory. He has been a consultant to public and private organizations, has served as a board member at various research centers and think tanks and as chairman of the scientific committee for the content of the examinations required for the acquisition of Greek citizenship at the Ministry of Interior. Professor Lavdas has taught and researched at universities, research centers and think tanks internationally, including Tufts (USA), LSE, Manchester and Bristol (UK), SFG (Mumbai, India) and Crete, Greece, where he served as Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Personnel. His publications include seven books, many chapters in edited volumes and papers in international refereed journals (including European Journal of Political Research, West European Politics, Journal of Political and Military Sociology, Politics).


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