Ioannis N. Grigoriadis
Senior Research Fellow, Head, Turkey Programme; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies
Dr. Ioannis N. Grigoriadis is an Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of European Studies at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University and a Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation of European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). He completed his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Political Science, University of Athens, where he studied Law. In 2002 he obtained a Master of International Affairs (MIA) and an Advanced Certificate of Middle Eastern Studies from the School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University. In 2005, he successfully defended his PhD thesis in Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Ηe has worked as research associate at Columbia University and the University of Oxford. Between 2004 and 2009 he taught at Sabanci University, Isik University and the University of Athens. In the academic year 2016-2017, he was a IPC-Stiftung Mercator Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik-SWP) in Berlin and a Stanley J. Seeger Research Fellow at Princeton University. He has published the following books in English: Democratic Transition and the Rise of Populist Majoritarianism: Constitutional Reform in Greece and Turkey (London & New York: Palgrave Springer, 2017), Instilling Religion in Greek and Turkish Nationalism: A “Sacred Synthesis”, (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union, (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). His research interests include late Ottoman and republican Turkish politics and history with a focus on nationalism and democratization. He speaks fluent Greek, English, German, Turkish, French, very good Russian, and good Arabic and Italian. His opinion articles in the Greek and international press can be found at his personal blog. His research can be found at his Google Scholar, ResearchGate and Academia.edu pages.