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International Affairs Associate Director; International Affairs Undergraduate Program Director; Teaching Professor in International Affairs and Political Science

Ioannis Livanis received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Florida (2010). He writes and teaches about intergovernmental relations and governance, with a particular focus on compliance with agreements at the local (intra-organizational) and systemic (international) levels. His work incorporates elements from U.S. regulatory federalism, public policy and administration, bureaucratic politics, international relations, comparative politics, and economics, in studying the effects of the European Union on its members and regional partners, as it pertains to policy compliance in general, and environmental policy in particular.

  • Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship – for academic and research excellence (October 2008).
  • Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Accomplishments from the University of Florida International Center (March 2004).
  • Hellenic Republic, State Scholarships Foundation (IKY)
  • Livanis I. and Hedge, D.M., “Conforming or Muddling-Through: An interest-based explanation of domestic political influences on compliance with European Union environmental legislation.”
  • Livanis I., “The International Relations of Compliance with EU Environmental Legislation.”
  • Livanis I. “Administrative Shirking and the Greek Debt Crisis,”
  • American Political Science Association
  • American Society for Public Administration

Related Schools & Departments

  • Education

    Ph.D., 2010, Political Science
    University of Florida

  • Contact

  • Address

    210D Renaissance Park
    360 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

  • Office Hours

    Monday 2pm – 4pm at 210D Renaissance Park (in person)
    and by appointment (virtual)


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