Dr. Nikolaos Lampas is an Adjunct Lecturer of the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Piraeus, Greece and a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Peloponnisos, Greece. He is also an Adjunct Lecturer of the Hellenic Military and Navy Academy, the Fire Academy and the Hellenic National Defense College.
He received his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Piraeus. He graduated with distinction from his master’s degree in Strategic Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He received a scholarship for the duration of his PhD studies from the University of Reading where he studied under Professor Colin Gray and Professor Patrick Porter. His research interests include, American Foreign Policy, International Security Studies, Migration and the Middle East.
He has published articles in peer reviewed journals such as the Greek edition of Foreign Affairs, Mediterranean Quarterly, and Infinity Journal. His first book on the relationship between the United States and Rogue states such as Iraq, Iran and North Korea was published in 2018 by Poiotita Publications in Greece. He is currently writing his second book on the impact of the refugee crisis, from the perspective of international relations theory, on the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean.