Professor of Political Science
Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos

Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos is Professor of Political Science at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), senior researcher at the ELIAMEP foundation (Athens) and research associate of the Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

He has studied at the Law School of the NKUA (LLB, 1985), the LSE (MSc, 1986) and Yale University (MA, M.Phil. and Ph.D., awarded with distinction, 1991).

He has taught at the University of Crete, the Instituto Juan March (Madrid) and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University). He has been research fellow at the Hellenic Observatory of the LSE (2003), the Centre for European Studies, St. Antony’s College, Oxford (2009-2010), the “Sciences Po”, Paris (autumn 2016), the Center for European Studies of Harvard University (2018-2019) and the Hellenic Studies Center of Princeton University (summer 2019).

His publications are on contemporary Greek, South European and Balkan politics, focusing on democracy and democratization, public administration, civil society, and the welfare state. On these topics, he has published 6 monographs, co-authored 4 books and edited or co-edited 10 volumes in Greek and English. He has published numerous articles in international journals.

He serves on the editorial board of the academic journals South European Society and Politics, Mediterranean Politics, and Southeast European and Black Sea Studies. He has served as coordinating editor of the Greek Review of Political Science (2000-2004) and coordinator of the Master’s Degree Program “South East European Studies” of the NKUA.