Mr Antonis Ragkousis
PhD Student in Public Services Management and Organisation
- Public Services Management & Organisation
Project Title: The Political Economy of Eudaimonic Bubbles: A Social Symptom, a Driver of Stasis or a Telos in Themselves?
Supervisor: Dr Stephen Pratten, Dr Yannick Slade-Caffarel
Year of Study: 2020, Full-time
Antonis is pursuing a PhD in Political Economy and the Philosophy of Social Science at King's College London and he is currently a Visiting PhD Fellow at the University of Cambridge. His research interests lie between Politics, Philosophy and Economics. In particular, he is interested in Critical Realism and its implications for Political Economy, as developed by the Cambridge Social Ontology Group.
Following his undergraduate studies in Business and Economics he completed two Master’s degrees, in Philosophy and Political Economy respectively, being the recipient of the Alexander S Onassis Postgraduate Scholarship for the latter. He has been awarded the King’s Business School Doctoral Research Studentship, the LISS-DTP/Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Full PhD Scholarship and the Alexander S. Onassis Scholarship for doctoral research in Political Economy for his doctoral studies.
In addition to engaging in a variety of academic research projects as a Research Assistant, Antonis has been teaching modules in the Philosophy of Social Science, Economics, Public Policy and Econometrics at King’s College London and the University of Cambridge.
Moreover, in his role as a GTA Development Associate with King's Academy, Antonis contributes to the development of fellow Graduate Teaching Assistants primarily through the organisation and facilitation of targeted educational workshops. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Alongside his involvement with the academia, Antonis has nearly a decade’s wealth of experience in the professional sports industry under his occupation as the Head of International Markets and Investment at a leading UK-based sports management firm.