89 Initiative Head of Policy
Alexandros Zachariades is the Head of Research of the 89 Initiative. He holds a BA in History and Politics from the University of Exeter and an MSc in International Relations Theory from LSE. He is currently a PhD candidate in the International Relations Department at LSE. At the 89 Initiative he is responsible for the oversee of the organisation’s research programs and their output .
His PhD research focuses on the Foreign Policy of Greece and Cyprus in the Middle East, with a particular interest in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf. His work also explores the interconnection between Neoclassical Realism and small states. Alexandros has contributed articles and has been interviewed by international and regional media outlets, including Al Jazeera, Euronews, Le Monde, Arab News, Mediapart and Kathimerini. He is conducting his research at LSE with the support of an Onassis Foundation scholarship. Finally, he is currently an Associate Editor for Millennium:Journal of International studies and was also the editor for the same journal in its 51st volume.
Reach out to Alexandros if you have questions about the Initiative’s research programmes, policy outputs, or annual conference.