Antonis Klapsis is Assistant Professor of Diplomacy and International Organization at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of the Peloponnese. He is the Academic Coordinator of the Centre of International and European Political Economy and Governance at the same Department. In 2014 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies. Between 2010 and 2015 he was Head of International Cooperation, Research and Publications at the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy. He has worked as an expert at the Committee of the Regions of the European Union concerning the restructuring of the European Neighbourhood Policy as well as the evaluation of the European Migration Agenda. He has authored and co-authored ten books and has edited and co-edited five contributed volumes. He has published numerous papers in distinguished peer-reviewed international academic journals, contributed volumes, and conferences’ proceedings.