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Professor Theo Papaioannou

Head of DPP, Deputy Director of IKD and of the Strategic Research Area in Inclusive Innovation and International Development at the OU

theo.papaioannou@open.ac.uk

01908 858861

Development Policy and Practice
The Open University, Chambers Building,
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

dpp.open.ac.uk/people/theo-papaioannou

Theo received a BA in Politics and International Studies from the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences of Athens, followed by an MA and DPhil in Social and Political Thought from the University of Sussex. Since the year 2000 he has worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Brighton and has taught at London South Bank University and the University of London. He has also advised research and development policy organisations in the United States, Central and Eastern Europe and South East Asia.

Theo joined the Development Policy and Practice (DPP) Group and the Institute for Innovation Generation in the Life Sciences (INNOGEN) in October 2005. He is currently Head of DPP and Deputy Director of the Innovation, Knowledge and Development Centre (IKD) as well as Deputy Director of the Strategic Research Area in Inclusive Innovation and International Development at the Open University. He is also Associate Editor of the Journal of International Development. Theo is an active member of the following professional associations: Political Studies Association (PSA) and Development Studies Association (DSA).

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