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Department of Communication & Media Studies


Armenakis Antonis, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Applied Statistics Studies: B. Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Ioannina, M.A. and Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of New Brunswick (Canada).
  • Research Fields: Probability and Statistics, Research Methodology, Data Processing and Analysis.
  • Contact: Antonis.Armenakis[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689280


Charitos Dimitris, Professor

  • Field: Information management in the digital world
  • Studies: BSc in architectural engineering, National Technical University of Athens, MSc in computer aided design, University of Strathclyde, PhD in the design of interactive systems and virtual environments, University of Strathclyde, Scotland.
  • Research Interests: human-computer communication, virtual environments, visual communication, interactive system design, mediated environments, electronic and digital art, locative media.
  • Contact: virtual[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689257


Christakis Nicolas, Professor

  • Field: Cognitive Psychology of the Mass Media Studies: B.A. in Psychology, University of Besancon, D.E.A. and Ph.D. in Social Psychology, University Paris X - Nanterre.
  • Research Interests: Identity, groups and (sub)cultures, human relationships, social thought and social communication
  • Contact: nicolchri[at]media.uoa[dot]gr |  tel. +302103689259


Davou Bettina, Professor

  • Field: Cognitive Psychology of Communication
  • Studies:B.A. Hons. in Applied Psychology, Bishop's University, Quebec, Canada, M.Sc. in the Psychology of Education, University of London Institute of Education, England, Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology, University of London Institute of Education, England.
  • Research Interests: Cognitive and emotional interactions in the perception and processing of information and in meaning making. Communicational dimensions of children's play, stories and drawings. Media effects on human psychological development. Human relationships.
  • Contact: bdavou[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689281


Demertzis Nicolas, Professor

  • Field: Political Culture and Communication
  • Studies:Panteion University of Athens (B.A.), Ph.D. in Sociology- University of Lund, Sweden.
  • Research Interests: Political Communication, Social Theory (Ideology, Nationalism), Political Sociology.
  • Contact: ndemert[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689414


Diamantopoulou Evangelia, Assistant Professor

  • Field: History of Art andCommunication.
  • Studies: History and Archeology (BA) Athens School of Philosophy, University of Athens, History of Art (PhD) Department of Communication and Media Studies, University of Athens.
  • Research Interests: Art and Communication, Art and Society, Symbolic and Lived-through Space in Art, Art and Identity, The Play element in Culture, Art and Historical Memory.
  • Contact: evadiam[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689273


Gouscos G. Dimitris,Assistant Professor

  • Field: Design, development andmanagement of digital communication
  • Studies: BSc in Informatics (1990) and PhD in Information Systems Development (1998) from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunication of the University of Athens
  • Research Interests: Topics in digital communication such as digital games and digital game-based learning, internet media and participatory content, electronic participation and electronic governance, public participation and open government.
  • Contact: gouscos[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689421


Moschonas Spiros, Professor

  • Field: Philosophy of language
  • Studies: Linguistics andPhilosophy at Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.), the University of Maryland (at College Park), and the University of Texas (at Austin), PhD in Linguistics from the School of Philosophy of the Aristotelian University of Thessalonica.
  • Research Interests: grammatical analysis, Greek as a foreign language, history of linguistics, language ideologies, philosophy of language. Participation in research projects in computational linguistics (1986-1994) and the education of minorities (1998-2004). He has taught linguistics at the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies of the University of Cyprus (1995-1997).
  • Contact: smoschon[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689272
  • Mourlas Constantinos, Associate Professor
  • Field: New Technologies in Communication and Mass Media.
  • Studies: B.A. in Computer Science, Doctoral Degree in Informatics, Postdoctoral studies in Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK.
  • Research Interests: Multimedia Technologies, Networked Multimedia Systems, Analysis and Development of Web Services, Adaptive and Personalized Communication Environments using the Web, Distributed Systems.
  • Contact: mourlas[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689267


Nikolaidou Afroditi, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Film and TV Directing and Producing
  • Studies: B.A., PhD and Post-Doc in Communication, Media and Culture (Panteion University), MA in Film and Television Studies (Universiteit Van Amsterdam), MA in Architecture, Space, Culture (National Technical University of Athens)
  • Research Interests: Film and TV Production, Greek Cinema, TV Aesthetics.
  • Contact: afroniko[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689294


Panayotopoulos Nikos, Professor 

  • Field: Social institutions and social change inGreece, Empirical research in the media, The crisis of the Greek society,Social transformations and strategies of reproduction.
  • Studies: Sociology (B.A, M.A., PhD.)
  • Research Interests: Social institutions and social change in Greece, empirical research in the media, the crisis of the Greek society, social transformations and strategies of reproduction.
  • Contact: nikopan[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689271


Papadopoulou Lambrini, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Political Economy of Media
  • Studies: B.A. in Journalism and Mass Media, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Master in Journalism and New Media, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Ph.D. in Communication, Media and Culture, Panteion University of Athens.
  • Research Interests: Media and power, Media ownership and oligopolies, Social economy and Alternative Media, Media Pluralism and Freedom of the Press, Business models and sources of media funding.
  • Contact: Lpapadop[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689277


Papanastasiou Nikos, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Contemporary History and MediaHistory.
  • Studies: B.A. in History and Archaeology, University of Athens (NKUA), PhD in Modern History, University of Augsburg/Germany.
  • Research Interests: Radio in the Cold War, Greek-German Relations in the 20th century, War and the Media, Propaganda in the 20th Century, Migration in Postwar Europe, Censorship, Public History
  • Contact: papanast[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689275


Papathanassopoulos Stylianos, Professor 

  • Field: Media Policy and Organization
  • Studies: Prof. Papathanassopoulos obtained his undergraduate degree from the Panteion University of Athens, his DEA in History from Universite Pantheon Sorbonne (Paris I), France, and his M.A. and his Ph.D. in Communications Policy from the City University of London.
  • Research Interests: mass communication (TV, Press, Radio), media research, comparative analysis of television programmes, media politics, media internationalization, international communication systems, telecommunications.
  • Contact: spapath[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689411


Philokyprou Elli, Professor

  • Field: Modern Greek Literature
  • Studies: Modern GreekLiterature at the University of Thessaloniki (B.A., M.A.), Ph.D from the University of Oxford University (PhD).
  • Research Interests: 19th and 20th century Greek poetry, poetics, narratology.
  • Contact: efilokip[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689270


Pleios Giorgos, Professor

  • Field: Social Theory and Mass Communication
  • Studies: Sociology(B.A, M.A.), Sociology of Culture and Mass Media (Ph.D.), University of Sofia.
  • Research Interests: Sociology of the Mass Media (Media and ideology, Political Discourse, Political Economy, Education), Social Theory.
  • Contact: gplios[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689444


Rigou Mirto, Professor

  • Field: Theory of Communication
  • Studies: Prof. Rigougraduated from the Panteion University of Athens. She obtained a DEA in Social Anthropology and Comparative Sociology from Universite Paris V Rene Descartes and a Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science and International Studies of the Panteion University of Athens.
  • Research Interests: Philosophy, Ethics-Bioethics, Representative Arts - Theatre. Faculty of communication and media studies academic year 2008-2009
  • Contact: mrigou[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689273


Rigou Marina, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Journalism and New Media, RadioJournalism, Multimedia Journalism, Political and Foreign Affairs Reporting, Public Sphere, Electronic Governence, Democracy and Public Opinion.
  • Studies: BSc (1984), Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, University of Athens. BA (1997) and MA (1999), Department of Communication and Mass Media of the University of Athens. PhD on the impact of the Internet on politics and the public sphere from the Department of Communication and Mass Media of the University of Athens.
  • Member of the Laboratory Teaching Staff of the Department of Communication, Media and Culture at Panteion University (2004-2017) teaching “Multi Media Journalism” and “Radio Broadcasting Production and Journalism”.
  • Contact: marrigou[at]media.uoa[dot]gr  | tel. +302103689274


Sidiropoulou Anthi, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Psychology of Communication and Cyberpsychology
  • Studies: Sociology, Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cyprus (B.A.). Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, University of Crete (M.A.). Ph.D in psychology of Communication, Department of Media and Communication Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Post-doc “Digital psycho-tools: A study of the emotional attachment to digital objects”, Department of Media and Communication Studies, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  • Research Interests:  Cyberpsychology,  psychology  of  communication  and  media, cognitive-emotional-social aspects of technology, digital self, children/adolescents/young adults and technology.
  • Contact: asidirop[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689261


Stavrianea Aikaterini, Assistant Professor

  • Field: Advertising Communication,Public Relations and Marketing.
  • Studies: Communication and Media Degree, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, M.Sc. in Integrated Marketing Communications, Northwestern University, USA, Doctorate in Marketing, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  • Research interest: Advertising, Public Relations, and New Media, Consumer Loyalty, Tourism Marketing, Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Contact: aikstavria[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689289


Tsaliki Liza, Professor,  Chair of the Department

  • Field: Politics and Information Society
  • Studies: BA inPolitical Science, University of Athens, MA in Urban and Regional Studies, University of Sussex, PhD in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex (with a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation).
  • Between 1996-2000 she was teaching as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland, UK. She won a Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Radboud University in Nijmegen between 2000-2002, working on a project on digital democracy. She is currently a visiting Research Associate at the media@LSE, working on a three-year long EU network project ( She is also working on a British Academy project on global pornography and is the Commentaries Editor of the International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. Research Interests: media and technology, internet studies, pornography.
  • Contact: etsaliki[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689422


Tsevas D. Athanasios, Associate Professor

  • Field: Public Law with emphasis oncommunication and media law.
  • Studies: Law School of the University of Athens (LL.B.), Law School of the University of Munich (Doctorate in Law)
  • Research Interests: Public Law, Constitutional Framework of Mass Media - Freedoms of Communication, Press Law, Broadcasting Law, Self-Regulation, Protection of Personality, Data Protection
  • Contact: adtsevas[at]media.uoa[dot]gr | tel. +302103689416