Efstathios Fakiolas


Visiting Fellow, Associate Professor of International Relations,Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of the Peloponnese


He earned his Ph.D. from the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. He holds a M.A. in International Relations and Strategic Studies (Merit: 67%) from Lancaster University and a Master’s degree in International Politics and Security (Distinction: 9,83) from the Athens Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. He graduated summa cum laude (9,32) in International Studies from the Athens Panteion University. During his studies, he was granted several awards, among others, from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation, Onassis Foundation, NATO, MacArthur Foundation and DAAD. He has so far participated in an array of research projects. Prior to joining the Department, he occupied for ten years the positions of analyst and deputy manager in the Strategic Planning Department and then in the Strategic Planning, Analysis and Investor Relations Division at ATEbank (2002-2012). Also, he worked for almost two years in the Economic Analysis & Market Division at the Piraeus Bank Group.

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