Sotiris Νtalis is Αssociate Professor of International Relations and International Politics in the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean (2009-2018). Ηe is special advisor of the Center for Analysis and Planning (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). He has been a member of the Scientific Board of the Defense Analysis Institute and he is currently collaborating with the Executive Board of the Computer Technology Institute and Press. He is also Fellow of the Greek Centre of European Studies and Research (ΕΚΕΜΕ), Director of the book series: International and the European Policy (Papazisi Publications), and editor of the academic journal: International and European Policy (Papazisi Publications). He served as a special advisor at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Research Associate at the Hellenic Institute for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and Hellenic Center for European Studies (EKEM). His publications include more than ten books about european and international politics.