Athanasios Kizos is Professor of “Rural Geography” in the Department of Geography of the University of the Aegean, where he teaches from 2003. He has a Bachelor in Agricultural Science and a Ph.D. in Environmental Policy and Management.

His research is focused on local and rural development and spatial impacts of agricultural, agri-environmental and rural development policies and with agricultural landscape changes in relation to rural households and other rural actors’ practices’ that includes geographies of quality, services’ provision and multifunctionality.

He has published more than 100 papers in international and domestic scientific journals and edited volumes and recently his book “Rural Development: Concepts, Practices and Policies” was published by Tziola publishers.

Topic: From an agricultural to a spatial policy? The dilemmas and the spatial future of the CAP