Dr. Panayotis A. Yannakogeorgos received his Ph.D. (2009) and M.Sc. (2007) in Global Affairs from Rutgers University, and his ALB in Philosophy from Harvard University, cum laude, in 2005. He completed a dissertation project investigating how conflict in cyberspace affects the politics of global cybersecurity and the digital Information Society. The focus of his interdisciplinary research is on international cybersecurity policy, global change and governance, violent non-state actors, international law, philosophy, history and Hellenism. He designed and teaches the upper-level undergraduate Political Science course "Problems in International Relations: Diplomacy and Intelligence" at Rutgers University. He is Founding Publisher of the Journal of Global Change and Governance.


Dr. Prem Mahadevan is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies in Zurich, Switzerland. He completed a BA in War Studies and an MA in Intelligence Studies from King’s College London, before embarking on a doctorate on Indian counterterrorism intelligence. He has written numerous journal articles on security affairs and is the author of a widely-read short monograph on the Pakistani intelligence service ISI. He is also the first Indian scholar to specialize in intelligence issues. His responsibilities at the CSS include the study of sub-state conflicts and organized crime.

Leo S.F. LIN is a Foreign Affairs Police Officer in Taiwan (R.O.C). He specializes on transnational organized crime, illegal immigration and human trafficking in the Balkan region. He graduated (B.A.) in Crime Prevention and Corrections from Central Police University (Taiwan, R.O.C), and he received a M.A. in International Relations from Indianapolis University (Athens Campus). 


John M. Nomikos (RIEAS Director) and Andrew Liaropoulos (RIEAS Analyst and Lecturer at the University of Piraeus) published an article “Truly Reforming or Just Responding to Failures? Lessons Learned from the Modernisation of the Greek National Intelligence Service”, Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, Sydney, Australia.

John M. Nomikos (RIEAS Director) joined the International Counter-Terrorism Officers Association. The International Counter-Terrorism Officers Association is a Non-Profit association founded by members of the New York City Police Department  It is comprised of law enforcement personnel, firefighters, military, first responders, private/corporate security, and other related professionals.
We use cookies

We use cookies on our website. Some of them are essential for the operation of the site, while others help us to improve this site and the user experience (tracking cookies). You can decide for yourself whether you want to allow cookies or not. Please note that if you reject them, you may not be able to use all the functionalities of the site.