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Kostas A. Lavdas


Professor European  and Comparative Politics

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+30 210-9201835
Panteion University
136, Syggrou Avenue 176 71 Athens


Short Bio

Kostas A. Lavdas is Professor of European and Comparative Politics and Director of the International Relations Division at the Department of International, European and Area Studies, Panteion University, Athens. 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. 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 and has taught and researched at universities and research centers in Europe and the USA, including The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, the University of Manchester, the London School of Economics and the University of Crete, 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).


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