Othon Anastasakis is the Director of the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford; the Director of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX); and a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. He teaches South East European politics. Previously he was Researcher at the London School of Economics; Expert & Advisor on European Union matters at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He received his BA in Economics from the University of Athens, his MA in Comparative Politics and International Relations from Columbia University, New York and his PhD in Comparative Government from the London School of Economics. His recent volumes include “Sustaining Rapprochement? Greek-Turkish relations, low politics and regional volatility” (co-edited with Nora Fisher Onar) special issue in South East and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 13, No 3, 2013; Defining a new reform agenda: Paths to sustainable convergence in South East Europe( co-edited with Peter Sanfey and Max Watson, SEESOX, 2013); Reforming Greece: Sisyphean Task or Herculean Challenge? (co-edited with Dorian Singh, SEESOX 2012); From crisis to recovery: Sustainable growth in South East Europe (co-edited with Jens Bastian and Max Watson, SEESOX 2011); In the Shadow of Europe: Greeks and Turks in the era of post-nationalism (co-edited with Nicolaidis and Oktem, Brill, 2009); Greece in the Balkans: Memory, conflict and exchange (co-edited with Bechev and Vrousalis, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009). He has also published many articles in journals and chapters in books on comparative democratisation in South East Europe, EU-Balkan relations and EU conditionality, Turkey's European and Balkan foreign policy. He a Region Head (South East Europe) of Oxford Analytica.