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Course: Attempting Trasformation: the European Union and Southeastern Europe

Susannah Verney is a graduate of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London. Her PhD thesis (King’s College London) was about the Greek debate on European Community membership in the 1970s. Before joining the University of Athens in 2001, she was a Senior Investigator at the Office of the Greek Ombudsman and also taught on American study abroad programmes in Greece. At the University of Athens, she served as the Coordinator of the Postgraduate Programme in Southeast European Studies (2006-10) and is currently the Athens Coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degree in South European Studies (from 2019). She is Editor (with Anna Bosco) of the journal South European Society and Politics and the related Routledge book series. She is also the Convenor of the Standing Group on Southern European Politics of the European Consortium of Political Research. Her eight edited or co-edited books include most recently The AKP Since Gezi Park: Moving to Regime Change (2019) with Anna Bosco and Senem Aydin-Düzgıt and Crisis Elections, New Contenders and Government Formation: Breaking the Mould in Southern Europe (2018) with Anna Bosco. Her articles have appeared in journals including The International Political Science Review, The International Spectator and The Journal of European Integration. Her main research interests concern the interface between European integration and domestic politics, including euroscepticism and EU Enlargement.