Constantine Arvanitopoulos

Constantine Arvanitopoulos

Cabot 304A
160 Packard Avenue, Medford, MA 02155
Research/Areas of Interest:

International Relations theory; Political theory; European politics; US foreign policy analysis


  • Ph.D., International Relations


Professor of International Relations, Panteion University, Athens; former Minister of Education; President of the European Council (level of Ministers of Education during Greece's Presidency of the EU, 1/1/2014-31/6/2014); Chair of the Department of International and European Studies, Panteion University (2006-2010); Member of the High Council of the European University Institute, Florence (2004-2009); Senior Research Associate, The Martens Center for European Studies; Post-doctoral fellow, at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University (1990-1992); Assistant Professor at the department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University (1992-19950; written books on Transitions from Authoritarianism to Democracy, on Transatlantic Relations, on US Foreign Policy, on European Liberalism.

Areas of expertise

History & Diplomacy
International Politics
International Security
Negotiations & Conflict Resolution
Regional Studies

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Department of International and European Studies, Panteion University.

Courses Taught

Selected Publications and Presentations

Arvanitopoulos, Constantine. The Greek Junta and the International System: A Case Study of Southern European Dictatorships. Routledge, 2020.