Ioannis Livanis received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Florida (2010). He writes and teaches about intergovernmental relations and governance, with a particular focus on compliance with agreements at the local (intra-organizational) and systemic (international) levels. His work incorporates elements from U.S. regulatory federalism, public policy and administration, bureaucratic politics, international relations, comparative politics, and economics, in studying the effects of the European Union on its members and regional partners, as it pertains to policy compliance in general, and environmental policy in particular.
Livanis I. and Hedge, D.M. (2011), “Conforming or Muddling-Through: Regulatory federalism in reconsidering the effect of domestic political influences on compliance with European Union environmental legislation.”
Gerondelis Foundation Scholarship – for academic and research excellence (October 2008).
Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Academic Accomplishments from the University of Florida International Center (March 2004).
Research Assistantship from Center for European Studies, University of Florida (2005 – 2010).
Teaching Assistantship from Political Science Department, University of Florida (2001 – 2005).
American Political Science Association
American Society for Public Administration
Florida Political Science Association.