Dr. Michail Theodosiadis is an International Political Theorist and Historian of Political Thought. Currently, he holds the position of lecturer of Political Theory at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) (Department of Social Sciences) an English-speaking higher education institution located in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. His role in the UKH is supported (A) by his involvement in multilateral academic agreements between the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and the UKH (currently he is the Local Representative in Erbil); (B) by his post-Doctoral role at the NKUA in the field of Comparative Political Philosophy, working on subjects related to ethical leadership, wisdom, and power, drawing on Middle Eastern, Byzantine, and Renaissance strands of political thought; and (C) through his involvement with the organization Study in Greece (SiG) as an Ex-Officio member (since February 2021).  From this position, Dr. Theodosiadis contributes in programmes for the internationalization of Greek universities.

Dr. Theodosiadis earned his MSc in Social and Political Theory from Birkbeck, University of London, in 2013, and completed his PhD in Politics and International Relations (with emphasis on Political Theory and History of Political Thought) at Goldsmiths, University of London. in 2021. His research and teaching interests lie (A) in the comparative examination of ancient Greek concepts of democracy (with emphasis on concepts related to political participation) and American democratic political traditions; and (B) in the contribution of ancient Greek, Middle Eastern, Byzantine, and Early Modern strands of political thought (with emphasis on ethical leadership, cosmopolitanism, and power distribution). Another cluster of his research looks at the Greek diaspora in tandem with Cultural Diplomacy. Dr. Theodosiadis participates in discussions with diplomats on issues related to educational diplomacy and cooperation.

Dr. Theodosiadis has played a role in creating networks by organizing round-table discussions with minority and religious leaders to discuss peacebuilding issues. He has been featured in Greek (ERT, OPENTV, DION TV) and Iraqi (Babylon FM, Rudaw) media and has had his articles published in various Greek and international peer-reviewed academic journals, including Polis: Revista de Stiinte Politice, Dia-noesis, Theologia, and Religions. His first monograph is expected to be published by the Edinburgh University Press in 2024 under the title: Ancient Greek Democracy and American Republicanism. He was also a Public Relations and Communications Managers for the Medici Archive Project (Early Modern Greek Culture Programe), building academic bridges and cooperations from October 2022 to October 2023.