Spyridon Kotsovilis


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Degrees: Ph.D. and M.A. McGill University

Email:      spyridon.kotsovilis@utoronto.ca

Office:      NE 5170

Office Hours:   Monday 12:30 - 1:30pm

Spyridon Kotsovilis obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from McGill, where he was the Neporany doctoral fellow, and also trained in Complex Systems at the Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico. His research interests include IR theory, international crises, revolutions and mobilization dynamics, democratization, nationalism and ethnic conflict, as well as quantitative/research methods. He is currently working on a book manuscript based on his dissertation, which examines contentious political action from a networks perspective. He has published and widely disseminated his work in major conferences and invited talks on international relations, comparative politics and advanced methodologies. He has previously taught at McGill and University of Toronto Scarborough, and has worked with Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders, where he is an elected member of the MSF Canada Association.