Evaghoras L. Evaghorou

evaghorou evagoras

  • Name: Evaghoras L. Evaghorou
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Material: International Relations Theory and Methodology
  • Office: 202 (126, Gr. Lampraki St., Piraeus)
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  • Short Bio


    Dr. Evaghoras L. Evaghorou comes from Famagusta District, Cyprus. He grew up in Larnaca where he graduated from High School. Following he served in the military as Reservist Second Lieutenant (1994-96).

    He received a degree in Economics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2000). He went on to receive an MA degree in Finance and Investment from the Business School of Nottingham University (2002). He then received a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Macedonia (2005).

    Today he is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Department of International and European Studies, School of Economics, Business and International Studies, University of Piraeus. He was Lecturer at the same Department from 2009 till 2014. He has also taught as Visiting Lecturer at the University of Cyprus (2007-08), as appointed teaching instructor at the University of Macedonia (2006), at the Greek National School of Public Administration and Local Government (2018), and in a postgraduate level at Neapolis University Pafos (2020-21).

    His academic and research interests focus on the theory and methodology of International Relations, the strategic analysis, the international political economy, the defence economics, the Greek-Turkish relations, and the Cyprus issue.

    He is the author of the book “Greek-Turkish Relations from 1923 till Present: Theory of International Relations and Strategy”, in Greek. He has also published numerous articles in the areas of his academic interests in international and local academic journals and he has made several announcements in academic conferences. In addition, he delivered presentations and speeches and has written articles in newspapers relating to his academic background.

    Moreover, he is a member of the Laboratories “Study of BRICS States” and “Energy in Environmental Policy”, and cooperator of the Laboratory “Turkish and Eurasian Studies”, at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. He is also member of the “Council for International Relations – Greece”. In the past he was president of the “Center for International Politics Thessaloniki” (2006-12).

  • Teaching


    Graduate level onward

    Diplomacy and Strategy of Great Powers

    The War in International Relations

    The Emerging Powers in International System

    Foreign Policy of Russian Federation

    Graduate level in the past (indicative)

    Theory of International Relations

    History of International Relations and Strategy

    Introduction to International Relations

    European Defense and Security Policy and Political Integration

    Postgraduate level in the past (indicative)

    Methodology and Game Theory

    Diplomacy and Strategy of Western Powers – Transatlantic Relation

    Strategy and Diplomacy in Configuration International System

  • Publications




    Evaghorou, E. L. (2010). Greek-Turkish Relations from 1923 till Today: Theory of International Relations and Strategy, Athens: Piotita, 2010. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2005). Economics of Military Equipments of Greece and Turkey and the Relations Between the two States. A Theoretical Approach on Political Realism and Strategy in International Relations Theory, Doctorate Dissertation, Thessaloniki: University of Macedonia, 2005. [in Greek]



    Evaghorou, E. L. (2020). “Energy Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean Region and Geostrategic Implications on the Cyprus Issue”, International Journal of Euro-Mediterranean Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 109-133.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2019). “The Methodology of Machiavelli’s Work ‘The Prince’: Is Machiavelli an Early Positivist?”, The Greek Review of Social Research, Vol. 151, pp. 79-97. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2018). “American Hegemonism and Emergence of New Regional Powers: Rearrangements of the Contemporary International System?, Greek Political Science Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, Μay, pp. 36-66. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2018). “Turbulent Times in the Eastern Mediterranean: The Struggle for Power”, Mediterranean Quarterly, Vol. 29, No. 1, March, pp. 53-85.

    Evaghorou, E. L. and Mertzanidis, N. G. (2018). “Great Power Politics in the Syrian Crisis: An International Relations Analysis of Empirical and Theoretical Implications”, Eastern Mediterranean Geopolitical Review, Vol. 3, Spring, pp. 98-124.

    Fanti, K. A., Evaghorou, E. L. and Andreou, A. P. (2017). “Political Trust, Participation, and Social Behavior: Cases of Northern Ireland and Cyprus”, International Journal on World Peace, Vol. XXXIV, No. 3, Sept., pp. 53-85.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2017). “The Cyprus Question and Interstate Competitions for Power: The Geostrategic Characteristics of the Cyprus Question”, Foreign Affairs – The Hellenic Edition, Vol. 46, June-July, pp. 37-53. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2016). “BRICS States New Development Bank: Challenges and Controversies for the Global Political Economy System”, International Journal of Diplomacy and Economy, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 59-74.

    Evaghorou, E. L., Theodorikakos, D. P., Bouga, P., Kapantai, A. and Boudouri, O. (2015). “The Image of Brazil in Greece: Analyzing and Presenting Poll Results”, Dimosiografia (Journalism), Vol. I, Iss. 6-7, pp. 24-31. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2015). “Brazil and Domestic Military Equipment Manufacturers: Economy and Foreign Policy”, Aeroporiki Epitheorisi (Air Inspection), Iss. 104, August, pp. 165-178. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2014). “The State Offensiveness in the International System: A Theoretical Discussion on Political Realism”, International Journal of Public Law and Policy, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 14-23.

    Evaghorou, E. L. and Mertzanidis, N. G. (2012). “Balance of Power versus Complex Interdependence”, Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, Vol. 6, Iss. 3-4, pp. 104-121.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2012). “Reflections for a Contemporary Greek Strategy”, Fileleftheri Emfasi (Liberal Emphasis), Vol. 51, Apr.-May-June, pp. 66-77. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2012). “The Accession of Cyprus to the European Union: Lessons for States which Seek Admission to the European Family”, Fileleftheri Ekfrasi (Liberal Expression), Iss. 85, 2nd Trimester, pp. 11-15.  [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2010). “The State Strategy in Today’s Global Economy: A Reset Position in the Theory of International Political Economy”, International Journal of Society Systems Science, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 297-311.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2008). “The Arms Race between Greece and Turkey from the Point of View of International Relations Strategy and Political Economy”, To Vima ton Kinonikon Epistimon (Social Sciences Tribune), Vol. 14, Iss. 53, Aut., pp. 91-121. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. and Chailis S. M. (2008). “The Accession of Cyprus Economy to the Eurozone: Political and Economic Consequences in the Cyprus Problem”, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 175-193.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2007). “Small States and Their Strategy in the International System: The Case Study of Cyprus”, Geostratigiki (Geostrategic), Defense Analysis Institute, Vol. 12, September-December, pp. 61-72. [in Greek]



    Evaghorou, E. L. (2018). “Power Correlations among Great Powers and Security Challenges in the Contemporary International System”, in Proceedings of the 1st Conference of Land Forces, Athens: Army General Staff / Division of Army History, pp. 225-237. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2014). “The Cyprus Issue: A Systemic Analysis and Strategic Dimensions”, in M. Kontos, S-Ch. Theodoulou, N. Panagiotides and H. Alexandrou (eds), Great Power Politics in Cyprus: Foreign Interventions and Domestic Perceptions, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Ch. 6, pp. 109-132.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2013). “Studying International Relations at the Systemic Level”, in A. Bitzenis and V. A. Vlachos (eds), Proceedings of International Conference on International Business, 2012, Thessaloniki: Laboratory of International Relations and European Integration, University of Macedonia, pp. 144-155.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2012). “The Relation Between Military Expenditures and State’s Development: The Case of Turkey”, in A. Bitzenis, J. Marangos, P. Papadimitriou, and C. Kafteranis (eds), Proceedings of International Conference on International Business, 2011, Komotini: Paratiritis Thrakis – Epikinonia, pp. 240-256. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2012). “Game Theory and SWOT Analysis in International Relations Theory and Strategy: the Greek-Turkish Conflict through Models”, in Collective Volume in honour of Professor Sotiris Karvounis, Piraeus: Research Centre of Piraeus University, pp. 213-237. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2012). “The Grand Strategy of the Soviet Union Before and After World War II: Conflicts and Convergence of Strategic Security Targets and Hegemonic Enforcement with Ideological Drafts”, in P. Ifestos, K. Koliopoulos and E. Chatzivasiliou (eds), The Begging of Cold War, 1941-1950: Strategic or Ideological Causes, Athens: Institute of International Relations, Panteion University, pp. 117-149. [in Greek]

    Tsirigotis, D. and Evaghorou, E. L. (2011). “Greek Domestic Politics: Enduring Problems and Prospects”, in C. Yenigun and F. Gjana (eds), Balkans: Foreign Affairs, Politics and Social-Cultures, Tirana: Epoka University Press, 2011, pp. 105-130.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2009). “An Offensive Realism Approach: Turkey as a Regional Power”, in A. Kalaitzidis (ed.), Global Politics in the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century, Athens: ATINER, 2009, pp. 227-242.

    Evaghorou, E. L. and Chailis S. M. (2008). “The Evolutionary Process of Cypriot Economy after the Accession to the Eurozone and the Political Consequences in the Cyprus Problem”, in Vinko Kandzija and Andrej Kumar (eds), 50 Years of European Union, Rijeka: University of Rijeka, pp.144-154.

    Evaghorou, Ε. L. (2006). “The Economics of Defence of Greece and Turkey: A Contemporary Theoretical Approach for States Rivalry and Arms Race”, in E. Nikolaidou (ed.), Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Economics & Security, Thessaloniki: South – East European Research Center, pp. 145-171.

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2005). “The Position of State in Contemporary Globalized Economy: A Theoretical Reformulation in the Theory of International Relations and Political Economy", in Proceedings of the 2nd Pan-Hellenic Conference of International Political Economy of the Institute of International Economic Relations (IDOS): World Political Economy and New Challenges for Development, Athens: Harokopio University. [CD-ROM, file "World Economy and Global Governance"] [in Greek]

    Bozinis, A., Evaghorou, E. L., Folinas, D. και Petridis, M. (2005). “Electronic Democracy: The Presence of Political Parties and Parliament Representatives in Internet. The Case of Leftist Parties in Greece and Cyprus”, in Political Marketing and Democracy: Proceedings of the International Conference on Political Marketing 2005, Kastoria: Department of Public Relations and Communications, TEI of Western Macedonia. [CD-ROM, ISBN 960-88605-0-4]


    Evaghorou, E. L. (2019). “State Competition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Energy and Security Issues”, in the online publication Eastern Mediterranean Policy Note (ISSN-online: 2547-8702), No. 35, February, Available at: http://cceia.unic.ac.cy/wp-content/uploads/EMPN_35.pdf.

    Evaghorou, E. L. and Mertzanidis, N. G. (2015). “The Causes of the Political Crisis in the European Union: Historical Reflection, Future Perspective and the Role of Germany", Foreign Affairs - The Hellenic Edition, Vol. 36, October-November, pp. 19-27. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2013). “The Major Challenges for the New President”, on the website Electionsnet: Elections Observatory, Center for International and European Political Economy and Governance, Publication Date: Wednesday, 6 February, Available at: http://electionsnet.org/index.php/2013-02-04-10-15-01/2013-01-31-12-06-9/item/64-oi-megales-prokliseis-gia-to-neo-proedro. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2010). “Prospects in a Changing International System”, Cyprus 2010, Annual Special Edition, Agora Ideon (Forum of Ideas), January, pp. 27-30. [in Greek]

    Evaghorou, E. L. (2010). “The Strategy of a Very Small State Power: The Case of Cyprus”, Syghroni Apopsi (Contemporary View), Vol. 22, May-June, pp. 16-18. [in Greek]

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