Konstantina E. Botsiou studied History-Archaeology at the University of Athens and holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of Tübingen. She is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Greek and International History (KEDIS) at the University of the Peloponnese, where she also served as Vice Rector for Education and Quality Assurance. She is a Visiting Professor at the Hellenic National Defense College and general Director of the Council for International Relations-Greece (CfIR). She was General Director and Vice President at the Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy and has been a research fellow at the State Scholarships Foundation, the US IVLP Program, the Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence, the National Audiovisual Archive, the LSE-IDEAS, DAAD, the Bank of Greecea.o.She has published over 100 academic articles and book chapters as well as 17 authored and edited books, including Greece’s Course to Europe: from the Truman Doctrine to the Association with the EEC, 1947-1961 (1999, in German); Europe between NATO and the EEC, 1949-1957 (2002, in Greek); Booklets of Parliamentary Speeches,ed. (2010, in Greek); The Founders of European Integration, ed. with C. Svolopoulos (2013); The Balkans in the Cold War, co-ed. with S. Rajak et al. (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2017); 1821: from Revolution to the State, ed. with S. Rizas (2021).