Dimitrios Katsikas was recently elected Lecturer of International and European Political Economy at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Athens. He studied Business Administration at the Athens University of Economics and Business, and then went on to study for two Master degrees (M.Sc.) in finance and international political economy, at the London School of Economics. Following his postgraduate studies he worked as Management Associate at the Corporate Banking Department of Citigroup’s Global Corporate and Investment Group (GCIG) in Greece. Subsequently he returned to the London School of Economics where he received his Ph.D. studying transnational regulatory authority in global economic governance. He has taught graduate and postgraduate courses at the London School of Economics, and at the University of Athens as guest lecturer. He is currently participating in a research project that examines research and technology policy in the context of exit strategies from the current economic crisis, funded by the Hellenic General Secretariat of Research and Technology. His research interests focus on international and European political economy, international and European monetary, financial and economic governance, and the role of non-state actors in global economic governance. He has presented his work in various international conferences and seminars. His publications include Non-state Authority and Global Governance’, Review of International Studies (forthcoming), and Harmonizing Approval and Registration Procedures for New Drugs: The International Conference on Harmonization”, in Thomas Hale and David Held (eds), Handbook of Innovations in Transnational Governance, Polity Press (forthcoming).

Dimitrios Katsikas is Lecturer of International and European Political Economy at the Department of Political Science and Public Policy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and Head of the Crisis Observatory at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). He studied at the Athens University of Economics and Business and the London School of Economics. His research focuses on international, European and comparative political economy. In recent years, the Greek and European crises have become his major research interests. He has coordinated a number of research programmes related to the crises.