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Athanasios-Efstratios (Akis) Psygkas

J.S.D. Candidate ‘14

Akis Psygkas has been a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School since the summer of 2009. From January to July 2009, he was the Oscar M. Ruebhausen visiting research fellow at Yale Law School and was involved in the Comparative Administrative Law Initiative (www.law.yale.edu/compadlaw). In 2010-2011 he served as a Fox International Fellow at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris. Akis has published in the areas of comparative public law, policy and governance; he has advised INGOs on these issues, and been invited to give talks at different venues in the U.S. and Europe. He holds an LL.B. from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, an LL.M. in Public Law and Political Science from the same law school and an LL.M. from Yale Law School where he was a Fulbright scholar.

Fields of Academic Interest & Dissertation Project
Akis’ areas of interest include administrative, constitutional, E.U. and comparative law. For his J.S.D. project, he is currently working on the impact of European Union law on the adoption of participatory regulatory processes at the member state level.
Doctoral Committee
Professors Susan Rose-Ackerman (Supervisor), Bruce Ackerman (Reader), and Nicholas R. Parrillo (Reader).

LL.M. (Public Law and Political Science), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2008
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2008
LL.B., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006