Dr Spyros Economides is Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics at the London School of Economics and Deputy Director of 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 on 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).
Dr Spyros Economides is not taking on new PhD students for entry in 2022/23.
Economides, Spyros, ‘Greek Foreign Policy since the Metapolitefsi’ in Oxford Handbook on Greek Politics, Octorber 2020
Economides, Spyros, Kosovo and the European Union, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, April 2020
Economides, Spyros, From Fatigue to Resistance: EU Enlargement and the Western Balkans, Dahrendorf Forum IV, Working Paper No. 17, 20 March 2020
Economides, Spyros and Sperling, James (eds.), EU Security Strategies: Extending the EU System of Security Governance, Routledge, 2018