Michalis M. Psalidopoulos

Visiting Professor

The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Michalis Psalidopoulos is Visiting Professor at the The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.  Prior to joining Fletcher and Tufts University, Psalidopoulos was a professor of the History of Economic Thought at the Department of Economics, University of Athens, Greece. He earned his first degree in Economics from the University of Athens and pursued postgraduate studies in politics, sociology, and economics at the Free University of Berlin, Germany. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Duke University in 1993, a Stanley J. Seeger Fellow at Princeton University in 1996, and a Visiting Research Professor at King's College, London in 1998. His research focuses on national traditions in the History of Economics and the relation between economic thought, economic policy, and good governance, especially in Southeastern Europe. Psalidopoulos has written extensively in his academic field of expertise. His books include The Crisis of 1929 and the Greek Economists, Keynesian Theory and Greek Economic Policy, Economic Theories and Social Policy and Xenophon Zolotas and the Greek Economy (in Greek). He edited The Canon in the History of Economics and Economic Thought and Policy in Europe's Less Developed Countries, and was awarded the prize for the best economic treatise by the Academy of Athens in 2007 for International Conflict and Economic Thought (in Greek). His most recent book is Economists and Economic Policy in Modern Greece (in Greek, 2010). He is currently involved in a comparative project of economic experiences and policies in Europe's less industrialized countries during the Great Depression. He speaks English, German, and French fluently, as well as Greek.