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Dimitri Sotiropoulos

Onassis Foundation Visiting Professor

Dimitri Sotiropoulos

Onassis Foundation Visiting Professor
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  • Ph.D., Yale University
  • M.Phil., Yale University
  • M.A, Yale University
  • M.Sc., London School of Economics

Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos is professor of comparative politics at the department of political science and public administration, University of Athens, Greece, research associate of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy Studies (ELIAMEP, Athens) and research associate of the Hellenic Observatory at the London School of Economics (LSE). He has studied at the Law School of the University of Athens, the LSE (M.Sc. 1986) and Yale University (M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. 1991). In 2009-2010 Dr. Sotiropoulos was visiting fellow, Southeast European Studies (SEESOX), St. Antony’s College, Oxford and in fall 2016 a visiting fellow at the Sciences Po, Paris. He has also taught at the University of Crete and the Institute Juan March, Madrid, Spain.

His publications include: "Is Southeastern Europe Doomed to Instability?" co-edited with Thanos Veremis, London: Frank Cass, 2002; and "The State and Democracy in the New Southern Europe," co-edited with Richard Gunther and P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006 and "Greek Civil Society and the Economic Crisis," Athens: Potamos, 2017 (in Greek). He has served as editor-in-chief of the Greek Political Science Review and as director of the social science master’s degree in south east European studies of the University of Athens (taught in English). In 2018-2019 he is visiting scholar at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University.