Research interests: European public diplomacy; European foreign policy; refugee crises; and populism and the European response.
Bio: Stratos Efthymiou is the Consul General of Greece in Boston. He is a multilingual career diplomat who has worked at the Embassies of Greece in Turkey and Russia, dealt with European, Balkan, Middle East, energy and public diplomacy issues and served as the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Spokesperson. He holds a master’s degree in International Relations from Sciences-Po in Paris, where he has also worked as a journalist. His research will be focused on the shaping of and the challenges of the EU’s foreign policy and public diplomacy during the refugee crisis in the context of rising populism throughout Europe.
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