Reader in Comparative Politics, City, University of London

Iosif Kovras is a Reader in Comparative Politics at the department of International Politics. Before joining the department he was a research fellow at Queen’s University, Belfast and Princeton University.

His research interests include comparative politics, post-conflict transitional justice and human rights, broadly defined. His work has been published in Comparative Political Studies, West European Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Studies, Political Psychology, Political Geography, Nations and Nationalism and Cooperation and Conflict, among others.

His research has been funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the British Academy and other funding bodies.

PhD in Comparative Politics, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom, 2011
MScEcon in International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, 2006
BSc in Political Science and History, Panteion University, Athens, Greece, 2005


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics, City, University of London


  • 2011 
    Queen's University, Belfast, PhD Political Science