Dimitra Panagiotatou is a Teaching Fellow at the Hellenic Open University. She has previously worked as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Piraeus, and as a post-doctoral researcher at the Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary University of London, and at the Centre for Political Research at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. She received her PhD in 2020 from the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London. Her research interests include EU Cohesion policy, multi-level governance and Europeanization.

Her current research focuses on the negotiations and implementation of Greece’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan, public administration reforms, and the role of experts in public policy and crisis-management. Outside academia, she has worked for NGOs in Brussels, as blue book trainee at the European Commission (DG Regional and Urban Policy) and as a press and communication assistant at the European Parliament.