Nektarios Alexopoulos

Academic Position: Assistant Professor

Field of Expertise: Political Analysis and Methodology

Detailed CV


Office Hours: Wensday 13.00-1600, Thursday 14.30-16.30




1) PhD in Political and Social Sciences from the European University Institute in Florence

2) MSc in Public Policy and Administration from the University of Southampton (UK)

3) Postgraduate Diploma in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Southampton (UK)

4) Physics and Economics in the University of Athens

Research Interests:

1) Comparative Politics & Neoinstitutional Analysis.

2) Veto Players & Public Policy Analysis

3) The Regulatory Role of the State

4) EU Political Systems


Public Policy Analysis

U Policy making

Game Theory and Rational Choice Institutionalism

Comparative Politics


Selected Publications:

  1. 2011  “The legislative Process in Greece; Government as the Dominant Player?” in Rasch, Tsebelis, The Role Of Governments in Legislative Agenda Setting, London: Routledge
  2. 2008 The Reform and the Efficiency of the UN Security Council: A Veto-Players Analysis, with Bourantonis in Bourantonis, Yfantis, Tsakonas (eds), Multilateralism and Security Institutions in the Era of Globalization, London: Routledge
  3. 2000 “The European Commission as Policy Innovator: Bureaucratic Politics in Perspective”, European University Institute (EUI), Italy (PhD thesis)
  4. 1995 “Theory Synthesis in International Relations; Problems and Possibilities” with P.A. McCarthy, E.U.I. Working Paper Robert Schuman Center, RSC 95/14, Italy