Constantine Arvanitopoulos, a former Minister of Education, is Professor of International Relations at the Department of International and European Studies at Panteion University. He was the Director General of the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy from 2000 to 2009. From 2009 to 2011 he was Director of the Political Office of the President of New Democracy.
On November 2011 he was appointed Alternate Minister of Education in the coalition Government of Lucas Papademos. From June 2012 until June 2014 he served as Minister of Education, Culture and Sports in the coalition Government of Antonis Samaras. His latest book is on European Liberalism. He is currently writing a book on International Relations.