Ass. Professor, Dpt. of International & European Studies
University of Piraeus

Dr. Andrew N. Liaropoulos is Assistant Professor in University of Piraeus, Department of International and European Studies, Greece. He also teaches in the Joint Military Intelligence College, the National Security College and the Air Staff Command College. He earned his Master’s Degree in Intelligence and Strategic Studies at Aberystwyth University and his Doctorate Diploma at Swansea University. His research interests include international security, intelligence reform, strategy, foreign policy analysis, European security policy, cyber security and Greek security policy. Dr. Liaropoulos is also a senior analyst in the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS) and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Information Warfare (JIW) and of the Journal of European and American Intelligence Studies (JEAIS).

PUPLICATIONS

  • ‘Russian Information Operations: A Pillar of State Power’, in Constantinos Filis (ed.), A Closer Look at Russia and its Influence on the World (NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2019).
  • ‘Cyberspace Governance and State Sovereignty’, in G.C. Bitros, N.C. Kyriazis (eds.), Democracy and an Open-Economy World Order (Springer, 2017), pp.25-35.
  • ‘Exploring the Complexity of Cyberspace Governance: State Sovereignty, Multi-stakeholderism & Power Politics’, Journal of Information Warfare, 15, 4 (2016), pp.14-26.
  • ‘Exploring the puzzle of cyberspace governance’, in proceedings of the 15 th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, 7-8 July 2016 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2016), pp.198-204.
  • ‘Reconceptualizing Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Human Rights in the Era of Cyber Surveillance’, International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism, 6, 2 (2016), pp.33-41.
  • ‘A Human-centric Approach on Cybersecurity: Securing the Human in the Era of Cyber- Phobia’, Journal of Information Warfare, 14, 4 (2015), pp.15-24.
  • (republication) ‘Exercising state sovereignty in cyberspace: An international cyber-order under construction?’, in Ryan, Julie (ed), Leading Issues in Information Warfare & Security Research, vol. 2 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2015), pp.191-202.
  • ‘Cyber-security: A Human-centric Approach’ in Proceedings of the 14 th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, University of Hertforshire, Hatfield U.K, 2-3 July 2015 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2015), pp.189-194.
  • ‘On Cyber-terrorism: Redefining terror in cyberspace’, Politika, Annual Journal (2014), pp.41-48.
  • (co-editor with George Tsihrintzis) Proceedings of the 13 th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, The University of Piraeus, Greece, 3-4 July 2014.
  • ‘Cyberconflict and theoretical paradigms: current trends and future challenges in the literature’ in Proceedings of the 13 th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security, University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece, 3-4 July 2014 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2014), pp.133-139.
  • (co-author Ioannis Konstantopoulos) ‘Reforming the Greek National Intelligence Service: Untying the Gordian Knot’, Journal of Mediterranean and Balkan Intelligence, 3, 1 (2014), pp.5-17.
  • ‘Cyberspace, Sovereignty and International Order’, International Relations and Security Network, 30 January 2014, http://www.isn.ethz.ch/Digital-Library/Articles/Detail/?lng=en&id=176144
  • ‘Great Power Politics in Cyberspace: U.S.A and China are drawing the lines between confrontation and cooperation’, Panorama of Global Security Environment (Bratislava: Centre for European and North American Affairs, 2013), pp.155-166.
  • (republication) ‘Exercising state sovereignty in cyberspace: An international cyber-order under construction?’, Journal of Information Warfare,12, 2 (2013), pp.19-26.
  • ‘The Challenges of Social Media Intelligence for the Intelligence Community’, Journal of Mediterranean and Balkan Intelligence, 1, 1 (2013), pp.5-14.
  • ‘Exercising state sovereignty in cyberspace: An international cyber-order under construction?’ in Proceedings of the 8 th International Conference in Information Warfare and Security, Regis University, Denver, Colorado, USA, 25-26 March 2013 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2013), pp.136-140.
  • ‘Deterrence in Cyber Space: Implications for National Security’, MCIS Yearbook 2012 (Mediterranean Council for Intelligence Studies, 2012), pp.41-48.
  • ‘Power and Security in Cyberspace: implications for the Westphalian state system’, Panorama of Global Security Environment (Bratislava: Centre for European and North American Affairs, 2011), pp.541-548.
  • (republication) ‘War and Ethics in Cyberspace: Cyber-Conflict and Just War Theory’, in Ryan, Julie (ed), Leading Issues in Information Warfare & Security Research, vol. 1 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2011), pp.118-130.
  • ‘Cyber-Security and the Law of War: The Legal and Ethical Aspects of Cyber-Conflict’, Greek Politics Specialist Group Working Paper no.7, April 2011.
  • ‘War and Ethics in Cyberspace: Cyber-Conflict and Just War Theory’ in Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Information Warfare and Security, University of Macedonia and Strategy International, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1-2 July 2010 (Reading: Academic Publishing International Ltd, 2010), pp.177-182.
  • (co-author John Nomikos), ‘Truly Reforming or Just Responding to Failures?: Lessons learned from the Modernization of the Greek National Intelligence Service (NIS-EYP)’, Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counterterrorism, 5, 1 (2010), pp.28-41.
  • ‘European Security: The Limits of Strategic Culture’ in Stivachtis, Yannis A. (ed), The New Europe: Politics, Economics and Foreign Relations (Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2010), pp.43-52.
  • (republication) ‘Revolutions in Warfare: Theoretical Paradigms and Historical Evidence, The Napoleonic and First World War RMAs’, in Sheffield, Gary (ed.), War Studies Reader: From the Seventh Century to the Present Day and Beyond (London: Continuum, 2010), pp.129-157.
  • ‘The Transformation of Warfare in the Information Age’ Themata: Policy & Defence, no.28 (Athens: Defence Analyses Institute, April 2009).
  • ‘The Institutional Dimension of Greek Security Policy: Is there a need for a National Security Council?’, National Security and the Future, 9, 3 (2008), pp.25-38.
  • ‘The Russian Defense Reform and its Limitations’, Caucasian Review of International Affairs, 2, 1 (2008), pp.42-49.