Kevin Featherstone is Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies, Professor of European Politics, and Head of the European Institute at LSE . He has held visiting positions at the University of Minnesota, New York University, and Harvard University. Before LSE, he held academic posts at the universities of Stirling and Bradford. In 2009/10 he served on an advisory committee for the reform of the Greek government. He was the first foreign member of the National Council for Research and Technology (ESET) in Greece. In 2013, he was made Commander of the Order of the Phoenix by the President of Greece for his academic contributions. His research has focused on the politics of the European Union and on the politics of contemporary Greece. His book (co-authored with Kenneth Dyson), The Road to Maastricht: Negotiating EMU (Oxford University Press), was recognised in the European Parliament’s list of ‘100 Books to Remember’. He has published many other monographs, including The Politics of Europeanization and Prime Ministers in Greece: the Paradox of Power, both also with Oxford University Press, as well as numerous journal articles. He is a regular contributor to the international media.
Areas of Expertise: Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Europeanization, Greece