Dr George N. Tzogopoulos (Ph.D. Loughborough University, UK, 2009) is an expert in media, international relations and Chinese affairs. He is Senior Fellow at ELIAMEP, Director of EU-China Programs and Lecturer at the European Institute of Nice (Centre international de formation européenne, CIFE), Lecturer in International Relations at the Democritus University of Thrace and Fellow at the Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA) in Israel. George is the author of three books: US Foreign Policy in the European Media: Framing the Rise and Fall of Neoconservatism (IB TAURIS), The Greek Crisis in the Media: Stereotyping in the International Press (Ashgate) and The Miracle of China: The New Symbiosis with the World (Springer and China Social Sciences Press). He has also edited a special CIFE e-book about The EU and the Eastern Mediterranean: The Multilateral Dialogue Option which includes a prologue by Ambassador  Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut

George has systematically (since 2010) cooperated with the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) representing Greece, and has carried out several ELIAMEP research programs under the aegis NATO Public Diplomacy Division. He is also the Co-convener of Israel-Hellenic Forum under the umbrella of B’nai B’rith International and his work regularly appears in national and international media. George has received scholarships by the State Scholarship Foundation-IKY in American Studies (upon pan-Hellenic examinations to conduct his doctoral studies), by the Hellenic Navy (to write the history of the National Fleet Fund, an essay published by the Hellenic Observatory of LSE) and by the Bodossaki Foundation (to conduct research about the coverage of the Greek economic crisis by the media at ELIAMEP). He has been selected as ‘young leader’ by China’s Diplomatic Academy and is an alumnus of the US Department of State after participating in an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) about US Foreign Policy in 2019.

George’s recent ELIAMEP essays about China and the World During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Greece, China and the 17+1 Initiative, The Digital Markets Act: Between European Autonomy and Transatlantic Cooperation, and The Way Forward in Greek-Russian Relations have been selected in the think tank review of the Council of the EU.