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Meet the LEQS Editorial Board 

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Dr Spyros Economides – Editor

Associate Professor in International Relations and European Politics

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.



Dr Cristóbal Garibay-Petersen – Editor

Fellow in European Philosophy at the European Institute

Dr Cristóbal Garibay-Petersen is Fellow in European Philosophy in the European Institute at LSE. He received his Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Essex where he worked on Kant’s metaphysics of time. His current research is primarily focused on the metaphysics and ontologies of different forms of idealism, but he has also worked on later nineteenth and twentieth centuries European philosophy. While he has taught mostly on logic and the metaphysics of Modernity, his broader interests include the history of thought/reason and the histories of ideas.


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Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis – Editor

Associate Professor in Political Economy and Director of LSEE: Research on South Eastern Europe

Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis is an economist and economic geographer by training, specialising in three areas of Labour Economics, Economic Geography and Political Economy. He has significant policy engagement on all three areas, including appointments in Experts Committees (e.g., on Regional Incentives policy and on Minimum Wage policy in Greece) and work with international bodies such as the European Commission (DG Regio, DG EMPL, DG EAC), the CEFTA Secretariat and the EBRD.



Dr Bernardo Rangoni – Editor

Fellow in European and Comparative Political Economy 

Dr Bernardo Rangoni is Fellow in European and Comparative Political Economy at the European Institute of the London School of Economics (LSE). He was previously Postdoctoral Fellow at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Max Weber Fellow at the Department of Law of the European University Institute (EUI). He first arrived at the LSE in 2009 to study for an MSc Regulation and then an MRes Political Science, building on an MSc Law and Economics from LUISS and a BSc Political Science and International Relations from the University of Bologna. After visiting Yale Law School, he earned a PhD Political Science from the LSE.



Toon Van Overbeke – Junior Editor

PhD Candidate at the European Institute

Toon is a PhD candidate at the European Institute working on the political economy of automation.