Dr Fotios Moustakis

Dr Fotios Moustakis

Associate Professor of Strategic Studies (Education)

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)

Fotios can be contacted through arrangement with our Press Office, to speak to the media on these areas of expertise.
  • Terrorism
  • European security
  • Balkan security
  • Western interventions


I was awarded a MA Honours Degree in History and Politics from the University of Aberdeen and a MSc in European Policy, Law and Management from the Robert Gordon University. In 2000, I received my Doctorate in International Relations from the University of Aberdeen. I have worked as Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Aberdeen and as Projects Officer at the Scottish Centre for International Security. I was also Module Convenor/Teaching Fellow at the University of Exeter where I taught courses on Balkan Security, International Terrorism and International Security. In 2006 I was appointed Senior Associate Member at the Centre for South Eastern European Studies, St Antony’s College, Oxford University. I am also a visiting Professor at the Hellenic National Defence College. I currently work as a Senior Lecturer in Strategic Studies at the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, which is part of University of Plymouth

Teaching interests

European and International Security,
International Terrorism, 
Foreign Policy Analysis
Balkan Security Studies

Research interests

My research interests are in areas of International & European security, with special emphasis on western interventions in the post Cold War Era, international terrorism, and Balkan security studies.

I have published in a number of refereed and policy practitioner journals such as European Security, Defence Studies, Mediterranean Quarterly, Defence and Security Analysis, Central Asian Survey, Contemporary Security Policy, Mediterranean Politics, Jane’s Intelligence Review, Conflict Security Research Series Sandhurst, and Contemporary Review. I am the author of a book entitled ‘Greek-Turkish Relations and NATO’ (Frank Cass, 2003) and co-editor and author of a book entitled ‘Russian Foreign Policy since the End of the Cold War’, (Paraskinio Publishers, Athens , 2003). I am currently working on a book focussing on ‘Western Interventions in Search of Establishing a European Security Community’, which will be published by Tauris Publishers in June 2009.