Dr. Harry Tzimitras
Dr. Harry Tzimitras is the Director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo – PRIO Cyprus Centre. In this capacity, he coordinates research and dialogue activities on the search for a political settlement to the island’s division. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council in Washington, D.C. (Global Energy Center), and an Associate Professor of International Law and International Relations, specializing in energy security and geopolitics, the law of the sea, foreign policy, and the Eastern Mediterranean. He has published extensively on these subjects, and has previously held teaching and research positions at Istanbul Bilgi University, Koç University (Istanbul), the University of Cambridge and the Institute of International Relations in Athens. He holds a Ph.D. summa cum laude in International Law from the Panteion University of Athens and two post-docs from the University of Cambridge and the Institute of International Relations in Athens.