Konstantinos Kourtikakis

 Konstantinos Kourtikakis

Contact Information

426 David Kinley Hall
Teaching Associate Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Comparative Politics
  • International Politics
  • European Union
  • Western Europe


  • PhD, University of Pittsburgh (2007)
  • BA, University of Macedonia (1997)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Clarence A. Berdahl Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2017)


  • European Union Center of Excellence grants (2011-2018)
  • Jean Monnet Module grant (2011)


Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kourtikakis, Kostas, and Robert Pahre Party on! Political Parties in European Foreign Economic Policies Seton Hall Journal of Diplomacy XV II 2014, p. 35-47.
Kourtikakis, Kostas Imitation and Supranational Politics: Some Lessons from the European Ombudsman and the European Court of Auditors European Political Science Review 2 1 2010, p. 27-48.

In The News

  • Political Science Professor Kourtikakis spoke with the Illinois News Bureau about "Brexit", it's potential impact on both Great Britain and the European Union, and the challenges that arise when attempting to leave the European Union.