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Dr Dionysia Katelouzou is a Senior Lecturer in Corporate Law, having joined The Dickson Poon School of Law in July 2013. She was previously a Lecturer in Law at the University of East Anglia. Dr Katelouzou holds a PhD and an LLM (first class) from the University of Cambridge, and an LLB (summa cum laude) from the University of Athens. Dr Katelouzou is a member of the Bar of Athens. She is also a Visiting Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (London); a Research Associate at the Centre of Business Research at the University of Cambridge and the London Centre for Corporate Governance & Ethics at Birkbeck, University of London; while in the past she has been a Visiting Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. Her work has been published in peer reviewed journals and edited volumes, has received funding from the British Academy and the Economic and Social Research Council, and has been presented extensively at meetings and conferences around the world.

Research interests

Dr Katelouzou’s research focuses on comparative and transnational corporate law and corporate governance, financial market regulation and law and finance, generally using an interdisciplinary approach. One strand of her research deals with shareholder activism, especially the style activist hedge funds engage in, and its interplays with corporate law in a comparative and transnational legal context. Her work is distinctive in its empirical orientation and combines socio-legal analysis with empirical quantitative methods.

Her current research looks at the role of institutional investors in producing corporate governance norms or pressuring rule change by legislature on a domestic, regional, international and transnational scale, and she is leading the ECGI-supported Global Shareholder Stewardship research group, consisting of more than 100 members across 24 countries around the world.



  • Transnational Company Law
  • Company Law


  • Transnational Corporate Governance: Theories, Problems & Applications 
  • Comparative Corporate Law
  • Advanced Comparative Corporate Law