Director of the Postgraduate Programme of Criminology
Department of Sociology-School of Social Sciences
Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

136 Syngrou Ave, 176 71 Athens-Greece

Tel. +30 210 920 1795,Fax +30 210 920 1794

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Director of the Postgraduate Programme Studies of “Criminology” and of the Laboratory of Urban Criminology.  President of the Administrative Board of “Epanodos”, the Greek National Center for the Reintegration of Ex-Offenders.
She studied Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Law and obtained her PhD from the University of Law, Economy and Social Sciences of Paris (Paris II-Panthéon-Sorbonne) at which she also completed her Postgraduate studies and received the D.E.A. des Sciences Pénales – Criminologie diploma.
She teaches Criminology and Criminal Policy to undergraduate and postgraduate students and is the supervisor of many PhD candidates. She is the author of many scientific books and articles for accredited Greek and international scientific journals (in Greek, French and Italian) and is also the head scientific researcher for many criminological studies.

She has had important positions in academic institutions and on scientific and other committees in charge of drafting legislation at the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection. She is the General Secretary of the Hellenic Society of Criminology, a member of many international scientific societies and a member of the Scientific Committee of the International Society of Criminology. She is a member of the editorial and scientific committee of distinguished Greek and international scientific journals and working groups of the European Society of Criminology.

She has given a variety of presentations at national and international conferences and has organized many scientific conferences, seminars and workshops with international appeal and participation.

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