Calliope Spanou

Invited Researcher of DEA Programme
Stay in France: from June 20 to July 24, 2018

Calliope Spanou is a Doctor of State in Political Science (University of Picardy, Amiens) and Professor of Administrative Science at the National and Capodistrian University of Athens, Department of Political Science and Public Administration. In 2011 she was elected by the Greek Parliament to act as Ombudsman, which she completed in October 2015. Her research focuses on administrative reform policies, citizen-administration relations, public policies and Europeanization.

The project

Title: Administrative Reform Policies. Actors, ideas and strategies.


Sociology of State and Administration, Public Policy, Public Administration, Administrative Reform, Europeanization, Administration and Democracy.

Selected Bibliography

  • « EU Coordination in Greece: ‘Forced’ Europeanization under the MoU?» In Sabrina Ragone (ed.) Managing the Euro Crisis National EU policy coordination in the debtor countries, London, Routledge 2018.
  • “Policy conditionality, structural adjustment and the domestic policy system. Conceptual framework and research agenda”, Working Paper Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies EUI, RSCAS 2016/60.
  • «Administrative Reform and Policy Conditionality in Greece», Administration and Public Employment Review (APER)-  Revista de Administração e Emprego Público (RAEP - Lisbon), No 1/ 2015 (31-54).
  • «La haute fonction publique hellénique : La permanence du provisoire», Revue Française d’Administration Publique, No 151-152, 2014 (645-661).
  • «Elites administratives et crise: Quelles perspectives pour la haute fonction publique en Grèce ? », Revue Internationale des Sciences Administratives (English version on line 19 September 2014)
  • Citoyens et administration. Les enjeux de l'autonomie et du pluralisme, Paris, L'Harmattan 2003, 270 p.
  • Fonctionnaires et Militants, L΄administration et les nouveaux mouvements sociaux, Paris, L΄Harmattan, 1991.
  • La réalité des droits. Politiques publiques et accès aux services publics, Athens, Savalas. 2005, 317 p.
  • Greek administration and European integration, Papazisis Pub., 2001, 226 p. (en grec)
  • Administration, Citizens and Democracy, Athens, Papazisis Pub., 2000, 603 p. (en grec)