Dionysia Katelouzou is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Law at King’s College London specialising in the areas of corporate law, corporate governance, securities regulation and empirical legal studies. She joined the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London in July 2013, while she was previously a Lecturer in Law at the University of East Anglia. Dionysia holds a PhD and an LLM (I class) from the University of Cambridge, while received her LLB (summa cum laude) from the University of Athens. Dionysia is currently a Visiting Lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (London) and a Research Associate at the Centre of Business Research at the University of Cambridge. She is also a member of the Athens Law Bar since 2009.
Dionysia’s research interests include all aspects of shareholder activism and corporate law, and in particular how the two interact in a comparative legal context. Her work is distinctive in its empirical orientation in the study of corporate law and corporate governance. Dionysia’s PhD thesis employs a novel approach to the study of shareholder activism, hedge fund style, which combines comparative legal analysis with empirical quantitative methods. She is currently working on several specific topics on the area of international hedge fund activism, including the unfolding relationship between various legal variables and activist hedge fund campaigns.