Christina Ioannou (Ph.D. in Politics, 2007 University of Manchester) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of European Studies and International Relations of the University of Nicosia. Her areas of specialization are European integration, Europeanization and social policy. Dr. Ioannou has completed a number of projects related to European politics and policy issues, and has participated in a number of conferences, colloquia and discussion networks, focusing mainly on Europeanisation, social policy, as well as European Union politics and policy issues. She is also a member of Team Europe, of the European Commission’s Representation in Cyprus. Her recent publications include three chapters in edited volumes on the European Union and on the welfare system of Cyprus, three journal articles, and a number European Union reports.
Her role in the project will be mainly as a member of the teaching staff and as a general consultant to the academic affairs of the project.