Assistant Professor
University of Athens


Areas of Expertise
Diplomacy, International Organizations, Sustainable Development, Peace and Security, Global Governance, International Sanctions, Peacekeeping, United Nations, Multilateralism and Regimes, International Administration, Peacebuilding, Post 2015 Development Agenda, Oceans and Law of the Sea

Region of Focus
Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and the Pacific, The Middle East, North Africa

Political Scientist specializing in international relations. My main areas of expertise is theory of international relations/organizations, the United Nations system, peace and security, maritime governance and international cultural policies.

Recent Publications
“Resetting the political culture agenda: from polis to international organization, Heidelberg, Springer, 2014.

The legalization of maritime spatial planning in the EU and its implications for maritime governance”, Ocean Yearbook, 30, June 2016, pp. 32-52.

“The concept of cultural heritage of mankind beyond UNESCO: the case of international financial institutions” in F. Pazarti, M. Gavouneli (eds.), Reconceptualising the Rule of Law in Global Governance., Resources, Investment and Trade, Oxford, Hart Publishing (2016), pp. 169-183.

“Marine World Heritage and the Quest for Sustainability”, Laws, Vol. 5, No 1, 7, 2016, (20 p.) doi:10.3390/laws5010007

“UN at Crossroads. International Administration of Territories and Domestic Political Cultures. The Kosovo and East Timor Experiences”, UNISCI Discussion Papers, No 18, October 2008, pp. 9-19.

“Culture and sustainability: yet another challenge for the United Nations” in H. Dipla (ed.), New Challenges for the United Nations, Athens, Sakkoulas (forthcoming) (in Greek).

“Special dimensions of International Relations: the case of cultural diplomacy” in N. Zaikos, P. Naskou-Perraki, Diplomatic and Consular Law. Parliamentary, Cultural and Economic Diplomacy, Athens-Thessaloniki, Sakkoulas, 2016, pp. 171-188 (in Greek).