Theodora Kotsaka holds a Phd in Political Sociology (University of Athens, University of Essex UK), her areas of expertise are political behaviour and political parties. She works as a scientific researcher for think tanks, research institutes and collaborates with international research networks. Her main projects focus on international trade/invest agreements, on commons and on the emerging civic rights of the digital era. Her research work has been published in English and Greek. Among others she has worked as scientific affiliate and expert for the Greek parliament and ministries, as an electoral observer for OSCE, as an instructor of political science for colleges and at the European Commission (DG ΧΧΙΙΙ, Trade, Tourism, SME).