Department of Political Science
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627
was born and raised in Patra, Greece, where I received my elementary
and secondary education in the local public school system.
In 1995 I graduated with an undergraduate degree in economics from AUEB
(ASOEE), Athens, Greece. That same year I moved to Los
Angeles, CA, to pursue graduate
studies at UCLA, where I obtained an MA (1998) and
PhD (2000), both in political science. In 2000, I moved to New
Haven, CT, to become
an assistant professor of political science at Yale University.
academic year 2003-2004 I visited Rochester's Wallis
Political Economy during a sabbatical from Yale and I joined the
of political science at the University
as an assistant professor in 2004. Since
2010 I am an associate professor of political science (with tenure) at
the University of Rochester and I also hold a courtesy appointment at
My current research interests include mathematical models of voting,
elections, and policy making in modern democracies; the revealed
preference theory of voting and agenda setting; sequential models of
multilateral bargaining; and numerical methods for computation and
estimation of dynamic games.