Maria Konstantopoulou is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science & History, at Panteion University, Athens, Greece. Her thesis focuses on Turkish and Greek Politics issues. She graduated from the Department of Turkish and Modern Asian Studies from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2007. Since 2012, she holds a M.Sc. in Political Science and Sociology from the Political Science and Public Administration Faculty of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is fluent in English and Turkish. She is a full time collaborator at the Hellenic History Foundation.