| Andreas Gofas is currently Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, while on leave from Panteion University of Athens where he is Assistant Professor of International Relations. He is also a Senior Research Associate with the Navarino Network and the Co-Director of the Olympia Summer Academy. In the past, he has held visiting research positions at Yale University, the University of Sheffield, the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and the LSE. His research interests include IR theory and the study of transnational terrorism. He is the co-editor of The Role of Ideas in Political Analysis and is currently co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Terrorism and the SAGE Handbook of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations.
|Stylianos (Stelios) Kelaiditis holds an MA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill TransAtlantic Master’s program in collaboration with Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, an MA in War Studies from King’s College London, and a BA in International and European Economic and Political Studies from the University of Macedonia. After UNC and the VU he taught a course on the External Relations of the EU and part of a course of Politics 101 on Media and Politics, as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the American College of Thessaloniki. He has been a longtime friend and assistant of the Olympia Summer Academy and the Navarino Network, and has now joined the NN team. His research interests focus on diasporas and international migration, terrorism and political violence, the Middle East, and EU & US foreign policy. He has received funding and scholarships from the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation, the Kokkalis Foundation, the University of Macedonia, and the Luxembourg Institute for European and International Studies. He has served in the Hellenic Navy and interned at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Office in Greece.
|Dimitris Keridis is a Professor of International Politics at Panteion University of Athens, the director of the Navarino Network, the director of research at the Karamanlis Foundation, the deputy director of the Institute of International Relations in Athens and the director of the annual Olympia Summer Academy in Olympia, Greece. His latest book publications are entitled The Historical Dictionary of Modern Greece (Scarecrow Press, Inc., Lanham, MD, 2009) and The US Foreign Policy and the Conservative Counterrevolution: Bush, Terrorism, Iraq and Islam (Athens, I. Sideris, 2008). He is the author of “The Foreign Policy of Turkey: The Emergence of a Regional Leader” (in McKercher, B.J.C., ed., Handbook of Diplomacy and Statecraft, New York, New York, Routledge, 2011), and the co-editor of The Future of Turkish Foreign Policy (Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT University Press, 2003). Dr. Keridis has served as the Constantine Karamanlis Associate Professor at the Fletcher School, Tufts University (2005-2007), as the director of the Kokkalis Foundation in Athens (2000-2005) and of the Kokkalis Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (1997-2000). Prof. Keridis is a graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Ph.D. 1998, MALD 1994) and holds a J.D. from the Law School of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1991).|
|Aspa Kyriaki joined the NN in September 2011. She holds a bachelor degree in Political Science and Diplomacy (University of Macedonia, 2003) and a DES in European Politics (Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 2004). During her stay in Brussels, she did an internship at the Committee of the Regions (February 2003-July 2003). She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Macedonia, exploring the cross-border social networks that have developed in the Balkans. She has worked as a researcher at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (November 2004-April 2005) and at the University of Macedonia (December 2004-September 2009) on projects dealing with the delocalization of labour intensive industries and the development of social networks in the Balkans. At the NN, she is responsible for the overall coordination of the ‘Navarino Dialogues’.
|Nikolaos Lymouris holds Master’s Degrees in European Law and European Administration (Panteion University of Athens, European University Institute, King’s College of London). In 2007 he received a Ph.D. in European Governance (European Commission Fellow). He is currently Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International Studies (London School of Economics) and Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of International and European Studies (Panteion University of Athens, 2007). He is also Executive Secretary of the Greek Centre of European Studies and Research (EKEME in its Greek acronym, 2010), founding Coordinator of the Centre for European Governance of the Institute of International Relations of Panteion University of Athens (2009), Chair of the European Studies Group for Young Researchers (ENEES in its Greek acronym, 2008) and Scientific Director of the European Documentation Centre (EDC) of Panteion University of Athens (2001).
|Zeta Papadopoulou is a close friend of Navarino Network’s since 2009. She designs, updates and maintains the www.navarinonetwork.org site. She studied New Media (School of Visual Arts-New York) and holds a bachelor in Journalism. She is an avid user of new technology and an enthusiast cyclist. She is currently working as a webmaster in big companies all over Greece.