Academic Staff

Kafetsios, Kostantinos, Ph.D. 1997, Lancaster University, UK
Professor in Social & Organizational Psychology
The Social psychology of emotion and interpersonal relationships. Adult attachment organisation, emotion regulation and well-being. Emotion in organizational settings. Multilevel statistical methods.
Tel: +30 28310 77534+30 28310 77534
Kafetsios CV

Karademas, Evangelos, Ph.D. 1999, University of Athens
Professor in Clinical Health Psychology
Research interests: Personality and individual differences in health and illness; self-regulation in illness; stress and coping; crisis and crisis intervention; cognitive-behavioral theory and practice.
Tel: +30 28310 77532+30 28310 77532
Karademas CV

Panagis, George Ph.D. 1996, University of Crete.

Professor in Biopsychology
Research interests: Neural basis of brain stimulation reward; interactions between drugs of abuse and brain reward systems; the role of endogenous cannabinoid system in behavior and reward; effects of mood stabilizers on brain reward; effects of physical exercise on brain reward system and behaviour.
TEL: +30 28310 77544+30 28310 77544/77546
Panagis CV 

Triliva, Sofia, Psych. D. 1990, Rutgers University
Professor in Clinical Psychology
Research interests: Coping and adjustment in the context of long-term familial relationships; the adjustment and bolstering of the emotional well-being of children; adolescents and their parents; the creation of effective mental health prevention programming for children and adolescents.
Tel: +30 28310 77542+30 28310 77542
 CV Triliva Sofia

Associate Professors

Giakoumaki Stella,
Ph.D. 2005, University of Crete
Associate Professor in Clinical Neuropsychology
Research interests: Neuropsychological correlates of sensorimotor gating in schizophrenia spectrum and frontal lobe syndromes. Principal Investigator of the first systematic study (Endophenotypes in the Schizophrenia Spectrum - ENDOS) of high-risk populations in Greece.
Tel: +30 28310 77541+30 28310 77541
Giakoumaki CV

Giovazolias, Theodoros, Psych. D. 2000, University of Surrey 
Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology
Research Interests: The role of counselling relationship in the therapeutic process, ethical and deontological issues in the counselling practice, different variables associated with bullying behaviour, its psychological impact on children and adults, investigation of issues related to student psychological counselling. 
Tel: +30 28310 77517+30 28310 77517

Giovazolias CV
Selected Articles

Dafermos, Manolis, Ph.D. 1995, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Associate Professor in Epistemology of Psychology
Research interests: scientific method in psychology, history of psychology, cultural-historical psychology, psychology of scientific creativity, consciousness and cognition, philosophical theories of consciousness.
Tel: +30 28310-77521+30 28310-77521

Kastellakis, Andreas A., Ph.D. 1987, University of Patras
Associate Professor in Physiological Psychology
Research interests: Interaction of dopaminergic system with other neuroactive-psychotropic substances (thyroid hormones, somatostatin, opiates, psychostimulants) and with biopsychology-psychopharmacology of addiction.
Tel: +30 28310 77540+30 28310 77540

Kokkinaki, Theano, Ph.D. 1998, University of Edinburgh
Associate Professor in Developmental Psychology Research interests: Traditional and modern theoretical and empirical work on interaction of mother-infant, father-infant, grandmother-infant, twins; triadic interactions of family members; comparisons of patterns of parent- or grandparent-infant interactions in several cultural contexts or in urban and rural areas of the same culture. E-Mail: kokkinaki@uoc.grTel: +30 28310 77536+30 28310 77536
Kokkinaki CV

Themeli, Olga, Ph.D. 2002, University of Athens
Associate Professor in Criminological PsychologyResearch interests: Correctional psychology (mental health in prisons, suicides and self-injury among inmates, incarcerated mothers with their children in prison, children of imprisoned parents), Psychology and the court system (stress in and out of the courtroom, child witness testimony in court, suggestibility and accuracy of children's memory, impact of legal investigation on sexually abused children), Stalking.

Tel: +30 28310 77519+30 28310 77519

Tsaousis, Ioannis, Ph.D. 1996, University of London, Goldsmith's College
Associate Professor in Psychometrics
Research interests: Psychometric theory, personality structure, emotional
intelligence, development of psychological measures, measurement of
individual differences
Tel: +30 28310 77519+30 28310 77519
Tsaousis CV
Selected papers


Assistant Professors

Arvanitis, Alexios, Ph.D. 2009, Panteion University, Athens
Assistant Professor in Social Psychology
Tel: 28310-77523

Arvanitis Cv

Dimitropoulou Panagiota, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology
Tel: +30 28310 77529
Research interests: mental helth promotion, motivation and students with or without learning difficulties, academic emotions in learning and instruction, evidence-based intervention programs in school community for students with or without learning, emotional and behavioral difficulties, provision of e-mental health services.

Dimitropoulou CV

Economou Elias
,Ph.D. 2002, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology

Research Interests: Perception, Lightness perception, Effect of grouping
factors on perceptual organization and processing.


Tel: +30 28310 77549

Koutra, Aikaterini G.
, Ph.D. 2015, University of Crete

Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology

Research interests: Study of family dynamics in severe mental illness, design and implementation of psychoeducational interventions aiming to improve dysfunctional interactions among family members. Investigation of psychosocial determinants of child neuropsychological and behavioral development in early childhood.

Tel: +30 28310 77545

Koutra CV


Nikolopoulos, Dimitris, Ph.D. 1999, University College London

Assistant Professor in School Psychology
Research interests: The development of reading and spelling abilities in the Greek and other orthographic systems, the manifestation of dyslexia and other reading disabilities in different orthographic systems, the development of metacognitive skills and their contribution to the development of literacy skills in normal and clinical populations.

Tel: +30 28310 77538+30 28310 77538

Orfanidou, Eleni, Ph.D. 2006, Cambridge University, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Assistant in Cognitive/Experimental PsychologyResearch Interests: Spoken word recognition,
reading, role of morphology and phonology, sign language comprehension, working memory
and deafness, behavioral and neuroimaging methodsEmail:
Tel: +30 28310 77524+30 28310 77524
Orfanidou CV