Southeast Europe Experts
Researcher, National Council for the Search of Security’s Archives (CNSAS), Romania.
President, Mediterranean Advisors, LLC Adjunct Staff Member at RAND
Dr. Lesser is president of Mediterranean Advisors, LLC, and Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC, where he leads a major project on the future of the U.S.-Turkish strategic relationship. He is also a senior advisor to the Luso-American Foundation in Lisbon, and an adjunct staff member at RAND. Prior to establishing Mediterranean Advisors,...
Lecturer, Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean (Rhodes), Greece
Director, Center for Inter-religious Dialogue and Conflict Prevention, Scientific Research Department, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Officer of the Hellenic Joint Corps; Legal Advisor, NATO Diplomatic Corps, Greece
Former director of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies at the University of Lugano in Switzerland
Director, Institute of Mediterranean Studies and Professor of Public Communication, University of Lugano (Switzerland)
Professor, Bilgi University, Turkey
Dr. Alexandros Petersen serves as Advisor to the European Energy Security Initiative (EESI) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. A scholar of energy geopolitics, he has a decade's experience conducting research across Europe and Eurasia. Dr. Petersen is the author of The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West and co-runs chinaincentralasia.c...
Visiting Professor in the Work Environment Department of the University of Massachusetts in Lowell and Visiting Senior Fellow in the European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Surrey, England