Dr. Marios Efthymiopoulos

Associate Professor

Dr. Marios Panagiotis Efthymiopoulos is an Associate Professor of International Security and Strategy.

He holds a Phd from the University of Crete in Greece, specializing in International Security and Strategy. His PhD Thesis was on NATO and NATO Russia relations. He holds a Masters Degree from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna Austria in Advanced International Studies and a BA Hons in International Relations and Politics from the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside.

He held a variety of academic research positions until January 2015 when he joined AUE, among, which are at Columbia University’s Harriman Institute, the Center for Transatlantic Relations, at the Johns Hopkins, University, SAIS, George Washington European Center for Excellence & the Business School, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, all of which were in Washington DC and the University of Cyprus, Department of Social and Political Science. While a post-doc researcher, he was affiliated with the University of South Florida. He is also a graduate of the NATO Defense College, Rome (SC-105, 2005).

Professionally, he is advisor and member of the Council on Geostrategic Affairs, attached to the President of the Republic of Cyprus.

He is also the Founder and CEO of Strategy International (www.strategyinternational.org) think tank.

As invited Academic Professor and speaker, Dr. Efthymiopoulos, presents his views, critical analysis, comparative analysis and consultations for a variety of national and International Organizations and institutions.

Publications include books, edited books, chapter, peer reviewed journals and published papers. He Listed in the “Marquis Who is Who” Encyclopedia of Leading Personalities in the World, based in Viennahis Latest publication is in “Cyber-Democracy, Development and Defense” by Springer (2014-2015). An Upcomingis: “Handbook Cyber-Democracy, Cyber-Development  & Cyber-Defense” Springer (2017-2018).

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Prof. Panteleimon Sklias

Professor / Acting Dean

Dr. Marios Efthymiopoulos

Associate Professor

Prof. Dusko Tomic

Professor / Program Director

Prof. Golam Mostafa

Professor / Program Director - Master of Arts in Diplomacy

Dr. Eldar Šaljić

Associate Professor / Program Director

Dr. Michal Matyasik

Assistant Professor

Dr. Spyridon Plakoudas

Assistant Professor

Dr. Wojciech Michnik

Assistant Professor