Athanassios G. Platias is Professor of Strategy and director of graduate studies at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. He has been a Ford
Foundation Fellow at the Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University; Research Fellow at the Peace Studies Program, Cornell University; MacArthur Fellow in
International Peace and Security at the Program for Science, Technology and International Security, MIT and the Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.
Professor Platias taught for 18 years at the Department of International and European Studies at the Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences, Greece.