Professor of Economic Geography and Geopolitical Theory, Head of the Department of Turkish Studies and Modern Asian Studies, University of Athens, Greece.
Ioannis Th. Mazis is a Professor of Economic Geography and Geopolitics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and President of the faculty of Turkish Studies and Modern Asian Studies. He specializes in geopolitical analysis and in particular, in Systemic Geopolitical Analysis, and also in International Security. He is director of studies in postgraduate degrees both at University of Athens and the European Public Law Organization (EPLO). Moreover, he is the director of the “Laboratory of Geo-cultural Analysis of Broader Middle East and Turkey” at the University of Athens. He is the author of numerous scientific publications on International Security, as well as regarding forms, structures and functions of the International Islamic Movement. He teaches in the majority of Greece’s post Graduate Defense and National Security Schools. His research interests are the promotion of research in the Broader Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean region, as well as methodology issues in geopolitical analysis. He is member of the Hellenic Literary Society, since 2020. He is honored by the French Republic as “Chevalier de l’Ordre de Palmes Académiques” and he is Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts (FRSA-GB).