Christina Laskaridis

Associate Fellow

Saïd Business School
University of Oxford
Park End Street


Dr Christina Laskaridis is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at The Open University, UK.

Christina’s research interests are in sovereign debt, international organisations and financial crises, and how these intersect with the growing climate emergency. She is leading a grant on Environment-related financial risks and regulatory capital requirements funded by INSPIRE (International Network for Sustainable Financial Policy Insights, Research and Exchange) and working on a project on Debt Sustainability.

Christina uses her expertise to advise on debt and development issues, such as the OHCHR’s Independent Expert on foreign debt and human rights, UNCTAD’s Debt and Development Finance Branch, and the Overseas Development Institute.  

She has a PhD in Economics from SOAS, University of London, which was awarded the Joseph Dorfman Best Dissertation prize. She was a resident research fellow at Duke University and has taught at UCL, King’s College London, Columbia University and Duke University. She is a Fellow of St Edmund Hall.


Christina teaches Financial Crises and Risk Management on the MBA and MSc Financial Economics. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).