Modern Greek Studies Association

Prof. Nikolaos Zahariadis

Professor and Director of International Studies
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Government

Ph.D. 1992 University of Georgia (Political Science)
M.A. 1988 University of Georgia (Political Science)

Graduate Certificate in Global Policy Studies 1990 University of Georgia

Principal Publications

“Powering over Puzzling? Downsizing the Public Sector during the Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis.” Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/13876988.2013.861971.

“Greece’s Trouble with EU Accession” (with Akis Kalaitzidis). Cahiers de la Méditerranée, 90 (June) 2015, pp. 71-84.

“The Shield of Herakles: Multiple Streams and the Emotional Endowment Effect.” European Journal of Political Research, 54 (3) 2015, pp. 466-481.

“Plato’s Receptacle: Deadlines, Ambiguity, and Temporal Sorting in Public Policy.” Leviathan, 30 (2015), pp. 113-131.

“Quid pro Quo: Political Trust and Policy Implementation in Greece during the Age of Austerity” (with Theofanis Exadaktylos). Politics & Policy, 42 (1) 2014, pp. 160-183.

“Frameworks of the European Union’s Policy Process: Competition and Complementarity across the Theoretical Divide” (ed.). Abingdon, UK and New York: Routledge, 2013.

“Leading Reform amidst Transboundary Crises: Lessons from Greece.” Public Administration, 91 (3) 2013, pp. 648-662.

“The Politics of Risk-Sharing: Fiscal Federalism and the Greek Debt Crisis.” Journal of European Integration, 35 (3) 2013, pp. 271-285. Reprinted as a chapter in Redefining European Economic Governance. Michele Chang, Georg Menz, and Mitchell P. Smith (eds.) Abingdon, UK and New York: Routledge, 2014.

“National Fiscal Profligacy and European Institutional Adolescence: The Greek Trigger to Europe’s Sovereign Debt Crisis.” Government & Opposition, 48 (1) 2013, pp. 33-54.

“Complexity, Coupling, and Policy Effectiveness: The European Response to the Greek Sovereign Debt Crisis.” Journal of Public Policy, 32 (2) 2012, pp. 99-116.

“Greece’s Debt Crisis: A National Tragedy of European Proportions.” Mediterranean Quarterly, 21 (4) 2010,pp. 34-58.

“Subsidizing Europe’s Industry: Is Greece the Exception? Comparative European Politics,” 8 (2) 2010, pp. 244-261.

Essence of Political Manipulation: Emotion, Institutions, and Greek Foreign Policy. New York: Peter Lang, 2005.

State Subsidies in the Global Economy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Ambiguity and Choice in Public Policy: Political Decision-Making in Modern Democracies. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2003.

Markets, States, and Public Policy: Privatization in Britain and France. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1995.

"External Interventions and Domestic Ethnic Conflict in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia". Political Science Quarterly 118.Summer (2003): 259-279.

“Domestic Strategy and International Choice in Negotiations between Non-Allies.” Polity 35.July (2003): 573-594.

“A Framework for Improving Greek-Turkish Relations.” Mediterranean Quarterly 11.4 (2000): 98-116.

“Papandreou's NATO Policy: Continuity or Change?” (with Akis Kalaitzidis) Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora 23.1 (1997): 105-116.

“Greek Policy toward the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 1991-95.” Journal of Modern Greek Studies 14.2 (1996): 303-327.

"Nationalism and Small State Foreign Policy: The Greek Response to the Contemporary Macedonian Issue". Political Science Quarterly 109.3 (1994): 112-131.

"Is the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia a Security Threat to Greece?" Mediterranean Quarterly 5.1 (1994): 84-105.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Department of Government
410 Heritage Hall
1530 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35294

(205) 934-9680
(205) 975-5712 (F)

Areas of Specialization

Comparative Public Policy
European Political Economy
Greek Foreign Policy

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Greece and Europe in the 21st Century

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