Dr. Ioannis L. Konstantopoulos

Dr. Ioannis L. Konstantopoulos

Ioannis L. Konstantopoulos is Assistant Professor of International Relations – Economic Diplomacy at the Department of International and European Studies of School of Economics, Business and International Studies of University of Piraeus.

At Postgraduate level he teaches at the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus, at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese, and at the “Postgraduate Programme in International Relations, Strategy and Security” of Neapolis University Pafos (Cyprus), while he has also taught at the “Postgraduate Programme in International and European Studies” of the Department of International, European and Area Studies of Panteion University (2009-2012) and at the Department of Economics of the University of Thessaly (2018). 

Moreover, he lectures at the Joint Intelligence School of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff (2012-2020), the Hellenic Air War College (former Hellenic Air Staff and Command College) (2012-2020), the National Security School of the Hellenic Police Academy (2010-2020), while he has lectured at the Hellenic Supreme Joint War College (2009-2014) and at the Hellenic National Defence College (2009-2011, 2014).   

Among his publications are included the following:

  • “Hybrid Warfare and Intelligence”, Air Review, No. 118, April 2020, pp.4-21.
  • “Intelligence and Security: an inextricable linkage”, in Kevork, Ilias S. & Kollias, Christos C. (eds.), Texts in Defence Economics & Security, University of Thessaly Press, 2018.
  • “Brexit & Intelligence: Connecting the dots…”, Journal of Intelligence History, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2017, pp.100-107 (co-author John Nomikos).
  • “Democracy and Ethics vs. Intelligence and Security: From Wikileaks to Snowden”, in Bitros, George C. & Kyriazis, Nicholas C. (Eds.), Democracy and an Open-Economy World Order (Springer International Publishing AG, 2017).
  • “The Role of Deception in Peace and War: Part I’”, Air Review, No. 103, April 2015, pp.74-109.
  • “The Role of Deception in Peace and War: Part II’”, Air Review, No. 104, August 2015, pp.127-164.
  • Economy and Espionage: Theory and Practice (Athens: Poiotita Publications, 2010).

His main research interests are: International Relations, Strategic Studies, Economic Diplomacy, and Intelligence.