Dr Spyros  Economides

Dr Spyros Economides

Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics

European Institute

Telephone
+44 (0)20 7955 7384
Room No
COW 2.07
Office Hours
Tuesday: 11.30-12.30 and Thursday 12.15-13.15. Please book an appointment via LSE For You
Languages
English, Greek
Key Expertise
European foreign, security and defence policies; Western Balkans; Greece

About me

Dr Spyros Economides is Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics at the London School of Economics and Deputy Director of its the Hellenic Observatory. He was a Research Associate of the Centre for Defence Studies at King's College and at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. He has also served as Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College, USA, and in the Faculties of Political Science at the Universities of Zagreb, Croatia and Belgrade, Serbia. He was also a Visiting Fellow at the EU Centre in Singapore.

His current research concentrates the external relations and security policies of the EU; Europeanisation and foreign policy, and the EU’s relationship with the Western Balkans. Dr Economides is also a regular commentator in national and international media on issues relating to Greece and those of the Western Balkans. His latest publication is Economides and Sperling (eds.) EU Security Strategies: Extending the EU System of Security Governance (2018).

Expertise Details

European foreign; security and defence policies; Western Balkans; Europe and the Western Balkans; Greece and Foreign Policy.