Associate Professor at the University of Crete (Department of Political Science, cognitive area: “Constitutional Institutions and Modern Administration Forms”). Law Degree from the University of Athens, D.E.A. in Public Law, D.E.A. in Political Science, PhD in public law (Doctorat d’ État en droit, LE POUVOIR CONSTITUANT. LE CAS DE LA GRECE DE 1833 A 1909. Référence: 89PA020012) from University PARIS II. Research interests: History of political institutions and ideas, modern political and administrative systems. Has participated in international conferences, research programmes and post-graduate courses. Previous and current participations in research programmes include the programme of the Max Planck Institute in Frankfurt (2009-2001) titled “The creation of national systems of law in post-Ottoman South Europe: deconstruction, formation and transposition of rules of law” (2010-2012), and the research programme of the University of Athens – Institute of Constitutional History and Constitutional Law titled “Sources of Public Law history in Greece during the period of absolute monarchy and parliamentarism, 1833-1909” (1992-1995 and 1997-2000). Has served as research team member at CNRS (France’s National Research Centre), studying the formation of the Greek State, and as Visiting Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, teaching in the seminar titled “The formation of the State in Greece: the mechanisms of control and administration of the populations, 19th-20th centuries” («La formation de l’État en Grèce: les mécanismes du contrôle et de la gestion des populations, XIXe – XXe siècles»), Paris 2008-2009. Has participated in a working group responsible for writing the school textbook “Social and Political Education”. Has taught in the Section of Modern and Contemporary History of the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete, in the Centre for Administrative Development and in the Training Institute for Public Servants of the National School of Public Administration.
Main publications: “Sovereignty – Political Power”, Admin. Encyclopaedia vol.41-42, 1990, pp. 105-111;“The political debate between the parties and the role of broadcasting media in the pre-election period”, Parliamentary Review, vol.4, 1990, pp. 80-87; “The origins of the definition of a concept: The Public Servant”, Public Law Review (EDD), 1992, pp. 334-358; “The demand for ‘Constitution’ and the Press”, “The Constitution”, vol.1, 21-68, and Studies 11, Institute for Constitutional Research, P.N. Sakkoulas publisher, 1999, pp. 53-63; “The ‘early’ and ‘smooth’ establishment of universal suffrage: a myth?”, Studies 12, Institute for Constitutional Research, P.N. Sakkoulas publisher, 2000, pp. 35-51; “The principle of the parliament’s affirmed support in the light of sources”, in “Charilaos Trikoupis and his era. Political aspirations and social conditions”, Papazissis publisher, 2000, pp. 175-200; “The Greek State 1833-1909: Political Institutions and Administrative Organisations”, in V. Panagiotopoulos (design-direction), History of the New Hellenism 1770-2000, Vols 4 & 5, Athens, Ellnika Grammata publisher, 2004: 41-48; “‘People’ and ‘Nation’. Correlations and inequalities” («‘Peuple’ et ‘Nation’. Corrélations et inéquations» in G. Grivaud – S. Petmezas (eds), Byzantina et Moderna. Mélanges en l’honneur d’Hélene Antoniadis-Bibicou, Athens: Alexandria publishers, 2007); “The new political constitution of Rhigas: references to the 19th century in Greece” («La nouvelle constitution politique de Rhigas: références, au 19e siècle hellénique» – under publication) ; “An Image of the French Revolution and of Napoleon in the 1843 and 1864 National Assemblies” (under publication); “Empirical courses as institutional acquis: the independent authorities in Greece” («Des parcours empiriques en tant qu’acquis institutionnel: les autorités indépendantes en Grèce»”), in the collective volume The Constitution and its reform (La Constitution et sa réforme), European Public Law Series/ Bibliothèque de Droit Public Européen, P.Pavlopoulos, S. Flogaitis and A. Pantelis (eds), Esperia Publications LTD, London, 2008: 343 ff.; “The ‘regime according to the Constitution’ in the Treatise of N.I. Saripolos”, in the collective volume “The life and work of N.I. Saripolos”, published by the Institute of Constitutional Research and the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarism and Democracy, Athens 2010; “The influence of the Ionian Delegates on the Greek Constitution of 1864” (under publication); “The independent administrative authorities in SE Europe: origin and ‘originality’”, in the Minutes of the 10th International AIESEE Conference titled The Balkans in an European Context: New Challenges for Multilingualism in Europe (under publication); “Making the Republic safe from Corruption: Patterns and Mechanisms in the Quest for Good Governance”, in the collective volume “Rethinking the Boundaries of Constitutional Law”, in the Minutes of the 7th International Conference of the International Association of Constitutional Law, Athens 11-15 June 2007 (under publication, with K.A. Lavdas); “An Image of the French Revolution and of Napoleon in the 1843 and 1864 National Assemblies”, in the Minutes of the Hellenic-French Symposium titled “Napoleon Bonaparte and Greece” (under publication).top