Dr. Grigoriadis completed his undergraduate studies at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Political Science, University of Athens, where he studied Law. In 2002 he obtained a Master of International Affairs (MIA) and an Advanced Certificate of Middle Eastern Studies from the School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University. In 2005, he successfully defended his PhD thesis in Politics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Ηe has worked as research associate at Columbia University and the University of Oxford. Between 2004 and 2009 he taught at Sabanci University, Isik University and the University of Athens. He speaks fluent Greek, English, German, Turkish, French, very good Russian and good Arabic and Italian. His recent publications include Instilling Religion in Greek and Turkish Nationalism: A “Sacred Synthesis”, (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union, (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), “Religious Courses in Turkish Public Education: Explaining Domestic Change with Europeanization Theory”, Journal of Church and State(forthcoming) (with Tugba Gurcel), “Reform Paradoxes: Academic Freedom and Governance in Greek and Turkish Higher Education”, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1, March 2012, pp. 135-152 (with Antonis Kamaras), “Hubris, Ate and Nemesis: Taking Stock of the Greek Crisis”, World Policy Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, June 2011, pp. 73-82, “Friends No More?: The Rise of Anti-American Nationalism in Turkey”, Middle East Journal, Vol. 64, No. 1, Winter 2010, pp. 51-66, “Islam and Democratization in Turkey: Secularism and Trust in a Divided Society”, Democratization, Vol. 16, No. 6, December 2009, pp. 1194-1213.