Sokou Katerina

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Future Europe Initiative, Atlantic Council, USA

Sokou Katerina

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Future Europe Initiative, Atlantic Council, USA

Biography

Katerina Sokou is a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Future Europe Initiative of the Atlantic Council and Washington DC correspondent for SKAI TV and Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini, where she is also a columnist. She was a visiting scholar at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where she conducted research on the U.S. role in the Greek debt crisis, and a member of the editorial board at the Washington-based European Institute. Katerina studied History (First Class Honors) at the University of Ioannina and holds postgraduate degrees in International Studies from the University of Warwick and in Journalism from Columbia University, where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism. She started her career as a financial reporter at To Vima, covering Greece and the Eurozone, and was International Financial News editor at Kathimerini during the global financial crisis. She has covered extensively the Greek financial crisis from Athens and Washington DC, providing reporting and commentary for news media in the US and Europe. Katerina is a PhD candidate at the University of Piraeus, a director at The Hellenic Initiative Canada and a member of the Hellenic American Women’s Council.