Panagoula (Youly) Diamanti-Karanou
Assistant Teaching Professor in International Affairs
Professor Diamanti-Karanou’s research interests include Greek politics, diaspora studies, cultural diplomacy, ethnic identity, ethnic conflict, and public policy, primarily education policy. She has taught classes at the International Affairs Program, the Department of Political Science and the Department of Modern Languages.
Professor Diamanti-Karanou was born and raised in Greece and came to the United States to pursue a BA in Political Science at Wellesley College. She continued her studies in the MPP program at Harvard Kennedy School, where she concentrated in International Security Policy.
She has worked as a research assistant at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Harvard Law School and Northeastern University. She was also a press associate at the Consulate General of Greece in Boston, and a program manager at the Constantine Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and European Studies at The Fletcher School.
- PhD Comprehensive Exams High Distinction, Northeastern University, Fall 2009
- Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honors Society, member since Spring 2009
- Diasporas and International Relations. E-International Relations. November 1, 2015. http://www.e-ir.info/2015/11/01/diasporas-and-international-relations/
- Migration of Ethnic Greeks from the Former Soviet Union to Greece 1990-2000: Policy Decisions and Implications. Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies. January 2003. Vol. 3, No 1. Pp. 25-45.
- Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Northeastern University, Spring 2015
- Summer Research Grant, Department of Political Science, Northeastern University, Summer 2011
- Harvard Foundation of Greece Scholarship, 1999-2001
- American Political Science Association
- International Studies Association
- Modern Greek Studies Association
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PhD, Political Science, 2015, Northeastern University
220F Renaissance Park
Fall 2022: Wednesday and Thursday 12:15-1:45 (in-person or virtual) and by appointment
Globalization and International Affairs
Offers an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing global/international affairs. Examines the politics, economics, culture, and history of current international issues through lectures, guest lectures, film, case studies, and readings across the disciplines.
Offers an interdisciplinary approach to analyzing international conflict and negotiations: how conflicts evolve, are managed, and/or resolved. In dealing with different types of regional and international conflicts, students focus on historical, ethnic, religious, geographic, and political aspects of a variety of conflicts and the consequences these conflicts hold for regional and international actors.
Introduces a range of research methods employed in the study of international affairs. Offers students an opportunity to develop competency in the most commonly used quantitative and qualitative research tools in the social sciences and related humanities. Topics include empirical and normative research traditions, generalizability, historical analyses, hypothesis testing, literature reviews, qualitative and quantitative approaches, research ethics, survey research, units of analysis, and more.
Panagoula (Youly)’s Colleagues
Amílcar Antonio Barreto
Professor & Chair, Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies; Professor & Interim Director, International Affairs; Professor, Political Science; Affiliated faculty member of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies; Affiliated faculty member in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
T. Anthony Jones
Associate Professor Emeritus of Sociology and International Affairs
Associate Professor of History and International Affairs
Valentine M. Moghadam
Professor of Sociology and International Affairs
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs; Co-Director of Middle East Center
Professor of Sociology and International Affairs
International Affairs Associate Director; International Affairs Undergraduate Program Director; Teaching Professor in International Affairs and Political Science
Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion; Director of the Center for International Affairs and World Cultures; Dean’s Professor of Political Science, International Affairs, and Diplomacy
Assistant Teaching Professor in History and International Affairs
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and International Affairs
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Associate Teaching Professor of History and International Affairs
Associate Professor of Sociology and International Affairs; Graduate Program Director, Sociology