Image of Nikolaos Zahariadis. Professor
(205) 934-3482
Heritage Hall 410

Research Interests: Comparative public policy, international political economy, the European Union

Office Hours: By appointment


  • BA, Slippery Rock University
  • MA, University of Georgia
  • PhD, University of Georgia

A native of Greece, professor Zahariadis studies issues of comparative European policy and international political economy. He previously served as director of international studies at UAB and has received numerous teaching awards. More information is available on Dr. Zahariadis's CV.

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Books: Articles:
  • “Quid pro Quo: Political Trust and Policy Implementation in Greece during the Age of Austerity,” with Theofanis Exadaktylos, Politics & Policy 42 (No. 1, 2014): 160-83.
  • “Leading Reform amidst Transboundary Crises: Lessons from Greece,” Public Administration 91 (No. 3, 2013): 648-62.
  • “The Politics of Risk-Sharing: Fiscal Federalism and the Greek Debt Crisis,” Journal of European Integration 35 (No. 3, 2013): 271-85
  • “Winners and Losers in EU State Aid Policy,” Journal of Industry, Competition, and Trade 13 (No. 1, 2013): 143-58
  • “Multiple Streams and the EU Policy Process,” with Robert Ackrill and Adrian Kay, Journal of European Public Policy 20 (No. 6, 2013): 871-87
  • Fulbright Fellow, German Studies Seminar
  • Social Science Research Council (US) Collaborative Visiting Scholar, Economic and Social Research Council (UK)
  • Senior Research Fellow, National Bank of Greece
  • Adjunct Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • Fellow, Policy Studies Organization
  • Chair, Public Policy Section, European Union Studies Association
  • External Evaluator of Research Proposals for the Greek Ministry of Education and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • Former President, International Studies Association (ISA)-South
  • American Political Science Association