Nikos Smyrnaios received his PhD in Information and Communication Sciences from the University of Grenoble, France. Since 2007 he is an Associate Professor at the University of Toulouse where he teaches theory, history, sociology, culture and economics of the media and the internet.

His research work focuses on the socioeconomic stakes and political issues of the internet. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters in English, French and Greek and gave talks and presentations in tenths of international conferences.

He is a member of the Laboratory of Studies and Applied Research in Social Science (LERASS) in Toulouse and affiliated to the Group of Interdisciplinary Research on Communication, Information and Society (GRICIS) of the University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM).

He blogs on politics and other stuff mainly in Greek and French at