Panteleimon Sklias (1969) is Professor of International Political Economy and Global Affairs. He graduated (1990) from the Department of International Relations at Panteion University in Athens (Geece). He was awarded both his MA in International Relations (1991) and his Ph.D. in International Relations and IPE (1998) from the University of Sussex (UK). He accomplished (2000) his post doctorate thesis at the Hellenic Center of Political Research of Panteion University with a fellowship from the State Fellowship Foundation. From 1999 until 2002 he has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the Postgraduate Center for Culture, Development and the Environment (CDE), University of Sussex (UK).
Panteleimon Sklias also has an extensive professional experience (1995-2007) in working with International and EU organizations and Non State Actors in development cooperation projects with emphasis on war torn and conflict affected areas including the SEE region countries (Albania, Serbia, FYROM, Kosovo). He has also planned, monitored and implemented projects in Third World Countries. He recently (2012-2015) participated in public reforms projects in Greece and Cyprus, working as a senior consultant for the European Commission Task Force for Greece as well as international Technical Assistance providers . Currently, he is serving as a member of Board of the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education (DI.P.A.E.).
His research interests include: Global Political Economy; States and Markets; Economic Diplomacy; The Political Economy of Security; Global Governance; Development Cooperation. His research work has been published in peer reviewed journals and has been cited by numerous scholar around the world.