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Biography

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, while she received her LLB (summa cum laude) from the University of Athens. Dr Katelouzou is a member of the Bar of Athens. She is also a Visting Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced legal Studies (London), a Research Associate at the Centre of Business Research at the University of Cambridge and at the London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics at the University of Birkbeck, while in the past she has been a Visiting Researcher at the University of Pennsylvania.

Research interests

Dr Katelouzou’s research focuses on corporate governance, law and finance, and securities regulation, 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 in the study of hedge fund activism and combines comparative legal analysis with empirical quantitative methods. In other projects, she analyses the development of shareholder protection across a large sample of countries using leximetric (quantitative) approaches. She is also studying the emerging notion of shareholder stewardship and the hardening of soft law corporate governance norms through securities and financial regulation at a domestic, EU and global level.

For more information on Dr Katelouzou's research, visit her profile on our research portal.

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • European Law 
  • Company Law

Graduate

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