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Dr Athanasios Psygkas

Dr Athanasios Psygkas

Dr Athanasios Psygkas
BA(Thess.), LLM(Thess.), LLM(Yale), JSD (Yale)

Lecturer in Law

Office 3.52
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 5346

Research summary

Athanasios (Akis) Psygkas's main research interests are in the areas of comparative public law, law of democracy, regulation and governance, and democratic constitutionalism. His latest book, entitled "From the 'Democratic Deficit' to a 'Democratic Surplus': Constructing Administrative Democracy in Europe" (Oxford University Press, 2017), examines the impact of European Union Law on the adoption of participatory regulatory processes at the member-state level.

Akis is currently working on two projects. The first pertains to constitutional statutes ('Extraordinary Statutes: Making Constitutional Commitments Through Legislation'). The second, entitled 'The Participatory Democracy Index', proposes a model of thinking about stakeholder engagement in public ...

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Biography

Athanasios (Akis) Psygkas is lecturer in law at the University of Bristol. He received a J.S.D. (Doctor of the Science of Law) degree from Yale Law School. His latest book, entitled “From the ‘Democratic Deficit’ to a ‘Democratic Surplus’: Constructing Administrative Democracy in Europe” (Oxford University Press), examines the impact of European Union law on the adoption of participatory regulatory processes at the member-state level. Akis also holds an LL.B. and an LL.M. in Public Law and Political Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, as well as an LL.M. from Yale Law School where ...

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