Georgios X. Protopapas is an international relations specialist and journalist. He is Executive Director and Analyst at the Center for International Strategic Analyses (KEDISA), Member of the Advisory Board of ModernDiplomacy.eu Social Media Analyst at Paloservices, Editor – Analyst at the Greek prestigious printed monthly Magazine Defense & Diplomacy (ΑΜΥΝΑ & ΔΙΠΛΩΜΑΤΙΑ).
He has studied European Studies, University of Hertfordshire (UK) and has pursued postgraduate studies in International Relations, University of Kent (UK).His research interests focus on the issues of social media, foreign policy, geopolitics, international diplomacy, energy, terrorism, energy security and public diplomacy.
He is contributor to moderndiplomacy.eu, Katoikos.eu, the Daily Journalist, the ΜPC Journal, NewRebublic.gr and has also published articles in The Geopolitical Monitor, the Russian International Affairs Journal and the International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES).
He is coauthor with Nikos Aravites of the book “In social MEDIARES “, which analyses the trends of greek speaking internet (social media, sites, opinions, blogs, forums, youtube) for politics, economy, society, international affairs, diplomacy.
He was from 2000 until 2014 Foreign Desk Editor at the weekly Greek political and financial newspaper “The Investor” (ΕΠΕΝΔΥΤΗΣ).