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Dr. Thanos Dokos General Director, ELIAMEP

Thanos P. Dokos received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Cambridge  University and has held research posts at the Hessische Stiftung Friedens und Konfliktforschung (1989-90) and the Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA) at Harvard University (1990-91). He served as the Director for Research, Strategic Studies Division, Hellenic Ministry of National Defence (1996-98) and as an Advisor on NATO issues to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-1999). He was a NATO research fellow for 1996-98. He is currently the Director-General of ELIAMEP. He has taught at the Universities of Athens and Piraeus, the Hellenic National Defense College, the DiplomaticA cademy and the Hellenic National Security School. He has also been a visiting scholar at Bilgi University, Istanbul (2008). His research interests include global trends, international security, Greek-Turkish relations, Turkish foreign and security policy, and Mediterranean security. He has been teaching on the Postgraduate Programme for the past three years.