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Dr. Yannis A. Stivachtis

Dr. Yannis A. Stivachtis is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the International Studies Program at Virginia Tech. He also serves as International Security Analyst of the Research Institute for European & American Studies. His previous appointments include: Professor of International Relations at the Geneva School of Diplomacy (Switzerland); Professor of International Relations at Schiller International University (Paris and Leysin, Switzerland); Research Fellow at the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research; Senior Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Studies (Austria); Senior Researcher at ARIS Research and Consulting Office for Security Studies (Austria); and Research Fellow at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. He has also taught in various diplomatic and military academies. Dr. Stivachtis’ research interests include the study of international society at the global and regional level and the examination of the linkages between international society and international security. He teaches in the areas of international politics and security/strategic studies. Dr. Stivachtis’ most relevant publications include: Human and State (In)Security in a Globalized World (Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2011); International Order in a Globalizing World (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2007); International Governance & International Security (Athens, Greece: ATINER, 2005); Co-operative Security and Non-Offensive Defense in the Zone of War (Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang, 2001); and Non-Offensive Defense in the Middle East (New York: United Nations Publications, 1998). He has written several articles and book chapters published in various journals and edited volumes. Dr. Stivachtis holds a B.A. in international studies and a postgraduate certificate in international law from Panteion, Greece; and an M.A. and Ph.D. in international relations and strategic studies from Lancaster, UK.

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