Panagiota Manoli is Associate Professor in Political Economy of International Relations at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of the Peloponnese. She graduated from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens and holds a PhD from the University of Warwick where she studied as an Alexandros A. Onassis scholar. She is Co-Convenor of the Executive Committee of the Greek Politics Specialist Group of the PSA (UK) and member of the Editorial Board of the Journal Southeast European and Black Sea Studies (Routledge/Taylor and Francis). Her research interests focus on regionalism, global governance, security and development in the Black Sea region.