Dr. Stylianos A. Sotiriou graduated from the Political Science Department of the Law School of Aristotle University with a B.Sc. in Political Science, received a Master’s Degree (M.Sc.) in Political Science from the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, holding also the Rutgers Scholarship, and a PhD from the Department of Balkan, Slavic, and Oriental Studies -orientation Political Science- of the University of Macedonia in Greece. He specializes in International Politics in Eurasia.
Since 2013, he has been serving as a Lecturer in the University of Macedonia (2013-2019), in the International Hellenic University (2014-2017), in the Turkish and Eurasian Studies Laboratory in the University of Piraeus (2017- ), and as a Research Associate in the University of Luxembourg (2019-2020).
He is author of the books: Russian Energy Strategy in the European Union, the Former Soviet Union Region, and China (Rowman & Littlefield: Lexington Books, 2015), and Politics and International Relations in Eurasia (Rowman & Littlefield: Lexington Books, 2019).
Below, indicative articles published in peer-reviewed journals:
- Sotiriou, Stylianos A. (2022), “From Monopsony to Monopoly: Russia’s Opening to China as a Stabilising Factor in the Eurasian Enery Trade“, Europe-Asia Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09668136.2022.2134309
- Sotiriou, Stylianos A. (2020), “Creating norms around the Eastern Mediterranean energy resources as a necessary means of security”, European Security, Vol.29, Is.2, pp. 235-25.
- Sotiriou, Stylianos A. (2017), “The irreversibility of history: the conflicts in South Ossetia and Abkhazia”, Problems of Post-Communism, Vol.66, Is.3, pp.172-185.
- Sotiriou, Stylianos A. (2016), “The irreversibility of history: the case of the Ukrainian crisis (2013-2015)”, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Vol.16, Is.1, pp. 51-70.
- Sotiriou, Stylianos A. (2015), “The status of the Caspian Sea and its legal implications: a basic understanding”, Perspectives on Central Asia (PoCA), Is.7, pp. 14-18.