Dr. Michail Theodosiadis is an academic researcher focused on Intentional Political Theory and the History of Political Thought. Currently, he is a lecturer of Political Theory (with emphasis on security and international peace), MA supervisor, as well as mediator for the development of projects and academic collaborations at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH), an English-speaking higher education institution in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He seasonally undertakes the role of teaching Byzantine Political Thought at Charles University (Prague) in collaboration with the 4EU+ Alliance. In addition, he is a post-doctoral researcher at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), and External Engagement Coordinator for the organization Study in Greece. 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; (B) in the contribution of ancient Greek, Arabic, and Byzantine strands of cosmopolitanism to the improvement of peace prospects between nations; and (C) in the comparative examination of intellectual histories of Western, Byzantine, and Eastern political philosophies. Another cluster of his research looks at the Greek diaspora in tandem with Cultural Diplomacy. Dr. Theodosiadis frequently consults diplomats on cultural property, democracy, transnational peace, and cooperation.

Dr. Theodosiadis completed his PhD in Politics and International Relations (with emphasis on Political Theory and History of Political Thought) at Goldsmiths, University of London. He holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. While working for the Study in Greece, Dr. Theodosiadis has participated in programmes for the internationalization of Greek universities, which design post-graduate degree courses that will be certified by Greek and foreign institutions of higher education. Such programs are expected to attract students from the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean and Asian countries. In collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Stydy in Greece, he has contributed to the development of summer school courses on International Political Theory, Philosophy and History based on ancient Greece, Byzantium, and modern liberalism  (2022 and 2023).

In addition, Dr. Theodosiadis is a scientific advisor in public diplomacy in the Middle East, focusing particularly on the KRI. He has contributed to the establishment of networks through round-table discussions with minority and religious leaders on issues related to peacemaking. Dr. Theodosiadis is present in Greek and Iraqi media. He has also published articles in Greek and international peer-reviewed academic journals (Polis: Revista de Stiinte Politice, Mare Nostrum, Dia-noesis, Theologia, and Religions). He is currently editing his monograph on ancient Greek and American republicanism, which is expected to be published by Edinburgh University Press (2024). He has also worked as a reviewer for the following journals: Constellations, Religions (received 2022 Outstanding Awards), Philosophies, Histories, and International Journal of Political Activism and Engagement. Finally, he is collaborating with the Dia-noesis: A Journal of Philosophy (role: Associate Editor and Director of the Special Issue: The Byzantine World and its Cultural Sursurroundings).