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Dr Stavros Afionis

Dr Stavros Afionis

Lecturer in International Relations

Email
afioniss@cardiff.ac.uk
Campuses
2.01, 8-10 North Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3DY

Overview

Stavros is a Lecturer in International Relations at the School of Law and Politics. Previously, he was a Research Fellow at the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) at the University of Leeds. From 2016 to 2018, Stavros was a Teaching Fellow in Environmental Politics at Keele University. His doctoral research examined the role played by the European Union in international climate change negotiations. His research interests currently focus on environmental politics and in particular, international climate change negotiations and global biofuel policies. He is also an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Sustainability, as well as Environmental Policy and Governance.

Biography

Academic Positions

  • 2019-present: Lecturer in International Relations - Cardiff University (School of Law and Politics)
  • 2017-2019: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Politics - University of Leeds (Sustainability Research Institute)
  • 2016-2018: Teaching Fellow in Environmental Politics - Keele University (School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations & Environment)
  • 2011-2016: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Politics - University of Leeds (Sustainability Research Institute

Qualifications

  • PhD in International Relations and Politics
  • MA in Environmental Politics with Distinction
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • BA in Political Science

Publications

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2020

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Teaching

PL9322 - Global Environmental Politics

PL9194 - Introduction to Political Science

PL9242 - Animals, Air, and Areas beyond national jurisdiction - The Politics of Global Environmental Regimes

PLT426 - Global Environmental Politics

PLT062 - Research Methods: Approaches to Knowledge

European Union environmental politics

International climate change negotiations

Global biofuels policies

Supervision

Past projects

External profiles