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  • Ph.D., McGill University
  • M.A., McGill University
  • B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto

Spyridon Kotsovilis

Sessional Lecturer


Spyridon Kotsovilis obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from McGill (Neporany fellowship), and trained in Complex Systems at the Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico. His research interests include democratization and mobilization dynamics, Greek politics, nationalism and ethnic conflict in Southeastern Europe, and quantitative/research methods. He is currently completing a book manuscript on contentious political action, and has published and disseminated his work in major conferences and invited talks. He has previously taught at McGill, University of Toronto Scarborough and Mississauga, and in 2018, he was a recipient of the University Of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ Superior Teaching Award – Sessional Instructor. He also was an advisor on Greek diplomacy and has worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres (elected member of the MSF Canada Association).

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