Manto Lampropoulou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the University of Athens.

She completed her doctoral dissertation and her postgraduate studies at the University of Athens, where she was a scholar of the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY). She holds two BSc degrees, in Operational Research and Marketing (Athens University of Economics and Business) and in Public Administration (Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences), and a MSc in State and Public Policy (University of Athens). She is also a graduate of the National School of Public Administration and Local Government.

She was an academic scholar at the University of Athens, a postdoctoral researcher at the Athens University of Economics and Business and at the University of Athens, a visiting researcher at the University of the Peloponnese and a researcher at the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at the University of Athens. She teaches courses in public administration, public policy and governance at the University of Athens, the Athens University of Economics and the Hellenic Open University.

She has worked in Ministries and agencies in the Greek central administration and she has collaborated as an expert with governmental organizations in Greece and Cyprus.

Her research interests focus on the study of public administration and public policy, state reorganization and public sector reform. She has published two monographs, peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in English and Greek.

Recent Publications

The Reorganisation of Bureaucracy: Agencification in Public Administration, Athens: Papazisis, 2019 [In Greek].

Utilities policy and reform: The changing relationship between citizens and State-Owned Enterprises, In Bance, Ph., Florio, M. & Sak., B. (eds), The Routledge Handbook of State-Owned Enterprises, London/NY: Routledge, 2020, pp. 479-498.

The “trilemma” of public bodies: Bureaucratic structures vs agencies under policy conditionality, Administration & Society, Volume 52, issue 9, 2020, pp: 1299-1332 (with G. Oikonomou).

Policy responses to the Eurozone crisis: A comparative analysis of administrative reforms in Southern Europe, Public Policy and Administration, Volume 35, issue 3, 2020, pp: 289-311.

Organizational change in public administration: The reform (?) of bureaucratic structures during the economic adjustment programmes, Greek Political Science Review, 45: 151-183, 2019 [In Greek].

Theoretical models of public administration and patterns of state reform in Greece, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Vol. 84, No 1, 2018, pp. 101-121 (with G. Oikonomou).

Public Policy, Public Utilities and Citizens: The Impact of Privatization, Athens: National Centre for Social Research, 2017 [In Greek].