Dr. Vasileios (Vas) Leontitsis is a lecturer in Globalisation Studies at the University of Brighton. He has previously worked at the University of Sheffield and the London School of Economics (LSE). He holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Sheffield (2010), an MA in International Political Economy from Warwick University (2001), and a BA in International and European Economic Studies from the Athens University of Economics and Business (2000). His predominant research interests lie in the spheres of post-development, the EU and Greek politics. He has published on decentralisation in Greece, the EU environmental policy and the process of Europeanisation.