Dr. Aristotle Tziampiris, whose primary scholarly focus is on Greek history, international relations and diplomacy, is a Professor of International Relations, the Chair of the Department of International and European Studies and the Director of the MSc Program in Energy: Strategy, Law & Economics at the University of Piraeus.
He is also a Standing Fellow at New York University's Remarque Institute, an Academic Advisor to the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC), the General Director of Council for International Relations-Greece (CFR-GR), a member of the Executive Academic Board of the European Security and Defence College (ESDC), the Academic Coordinator for the Erasmus+ "Eastern Mediterranean Regional Training Partnership" Program and the Examiner for the course International Relations and Politics for the entrance examinations of the Hellenic Diplomatic Academy.
Dr Tziampiris was a Visiting [Non-Resident] Fellow at the University of Southern California (2016-2017), Onassis Senior Visiting Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (August-September 2016), Visiting Fellow at New York University's The Remarque Institute (2013-2014), Visiting Scholar at Columbia University's The Harriman Institute (2009), the Director of the Centre of International and European Affairs at the University of Piraeus (2012-2013), a member of the Scientific Board of the Institute of Defence Analyses (IAA-Athens, Greece, 2004-2009) and IAA's Board of Directors (September 2005-June 2006), as well as a former Research Associate at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP-Athens, Greece, 2000-2008).
He is the author of The Emergence of Israeli-Greek Cooperation (Springer, 2015); Faith and Reason of State: Lessons from Early Modern Europe and Cardinal Richelieu (Nova Science, 2009); Kosovo’s Endgame: Sovereignty and Stability in the Western Balkans (IAA, 2006); International Relations and the Macedonian Question (ELIAMEP, 2003) [in Greek]; Greece, European Political Cooperation and the Macedonian Question (Ashgate Press, 2000); co-editor (with Spyridon Litsas) The New Eastern Mediterranean (Springer, 2018); co-editor (with Spyridon Litsas) Foreign Policy Under Austerity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and co-editor (with Spyridon Litsas) The Eastern Mediterranean in Transition (Ashgate Press, 2015).
Dr Tziampiris has published a series of essays primarily on Greek history and international relations in South Eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. His op-ed pieces have appeared in various publications and websites, including The New York Times, The Jerusalem Post, The Huffington Post, The Washington Times and the National Interest. He is currently working on a historical study of the resolution of the Macedonian name dispute and an edited volume on Great Power rivalries in the Eastern Mediterranean. Dr Tziampiris holds a PhD and a MSc (econ) degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a graduate (BA) of Middlebury College.