Ioannis D. Stefanidis

Professor in Diplomatic History, Department of International Studies, the School of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1994-).

He holds a law degree, School of Law and Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1984), an MSc in European Studies (1986) and a PhD in International History (1989), London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London. He has worked for the Greek Section of the BBC World Service (1988-9), the Institute of Balkan Studies of Thessaloniki (1990-3), and the ‘Anatolia’ College of Higher Studies of Thessaloniki (1991-3). He has been visiting professor at the University of Macedonia, the Institute for European Studies, Hebrew University, and the University of Cyprus.

He has been Foreign and Commonwealth Office scholar (1988-9), Fulbright scholar (1995), Research Visitor, Hellenic Observatory of the European Institute, LSE (2001), ‘Stanley J. Seeger’ visiting fellow, Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University (2004), Senior Visiting Scholar, University Seminars Program, Onassis Foundation, USA (2015).

His recent works include: Substitute for Power: British Propaganda to the Balkans, 1939-1944 (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012)· ‘America’s Projection and Democracy Promotion: The ‘Voice of America’, Greece under the Colonels and Ceauşescu’s Romania’, Modern Greek Studies Yearbook 32/33 (2016/17), University of Minnesota, pp. 167-237.