Dr. Dimitrios Christopoulos

Associate Research Professor & Deputy Director of Research, School of Social Sciences.

Dean of Executive Education, Department of Sustainability, Governance & Methods, MODUL University, Vienna

Dr Christopoulos has conducted research in multiple competitively funded projects (EU-ERC, EU-JRC, SWISS-NRF, Luxembourg-FNR, Austrian-WKW) with results published in world-class journals.  He is known for employing network analysis to problems of exceptional agency in governance systems.  This work is currently directed to issues of robustness and resilience of environmental governance and sustainability.

He has extensive experience in teaching social network analysis and research methods at post-graduate level.  Dr Christopoulos has taught classes on the topic in multiple European Universities, including Bristol, Edinburgh, Essex, European University Institute, Milan, Malmo and Roskilde. He has been an external examiner of eight successfully completed PhDs in five European Universities.

He is currently a senior researcher (20%) to the INCLUDE HORIZON 2020 ERC grant overseeing research design and networks data analysis.  For his ongoing research projects; he is supervising three post-docs, four research assistants and two PhD students.  


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