Our Members

Effie Yiannopoulou

Effie Yiannopoulou

Effie Yiannopoulou is Assistant Professor in English and Cultural Theory at the School of English, Aristotle University. She has researched and published work in the fields of twentieth-century women's writings, Black British and British Asian literature, postcolonial and cultural theory. She is especially interested in theories of mobility and community building and their impact on cultural, racial and gender identities. More here.

Maria Schoina

Maria Schoina

Maria Schoina is Assistant Professor in the School of English Literature, Aristotle University. Her publications and research interests focus on British Romantic literature and culture, Romantic Philhellenism, Anglo-Italian literary and cultural relations, the reception of classical texts in the Romantic period, the history of the book and digital humanities. More here.

Zoe Detsi

Zoe Detsi

Zoe Detsi-Diamanti is Professor in the Department of American Literature and Culture at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has been teaching and researching in the field of 18th- and 19th- century American culture, society, and political ideology with emphasis on early American drama. More here.

Fotini Apostolou

Fotini Apostolou

Fotini Apostolou is Associate Professor in the Department of Translation and Intercultural Studies, Aristotle University. She has worked as a freelance translator and interpreter since 1993. She teaches and researches in the fields of translation practice, community and conference interpreting, cultural studies. Her book Seduction and Death in Muriel Spark's Fiction was published by Greenwood Press in 2001. More here.

Tatiani Rapatzikou

Tatiani Rapatzikou

Tatiani G. Rapatzikou is Associate Professor in the Department of American Literature, School of English, Aristotle University. Her publications focus on contemporary American literature (fiction and poetry), technological uncanny, cyberpunk/cyberculture (with emphasis on William Gibson) as well as on digital and print narratives and inscription practices. Her current research focuses on urban narratives and digital literary practice. More here.

Katerina Kitsi

Katerina Kitsi

Katerina Kitsi-Mitakou holds degrees in English Studies from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (BA Honours, PhD) and Leeds University (MA in Theatre Studies). She is Professor in English Literature and Culture in the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has been teaching and publishing on Realism, Modernism, and the English novel, as well as on feminist and body theory. More here.

Katerina Nicolaidis

Katerina Nicolaidis

Katerina Nicolaidis is Professor of Phonetics-Phonology. She teaches courses in phonetics, phonology, L1, L2 phonological acquisition, and methodology of pronunciation teaching. Her main research interests are in the area of experimental phonetics. She has worked for several international and national research projects and has published work on normal and disordered speech production and phonological acquisition. More here.

Sophia Emmanouilidou

Sophia Emmanouilidou

Dr. Sophia Emmanouilidou received her Ph.D. from the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, with distinctions in 2003 and on a full scholarship from the Foundation of National Scholarships in Greece (IKY). She has been a Fulbright grantee at the University of Texas, Austin and the John F. Kennedy Institute (JFKI) for North American Studies, Freie Universität of Berlin. Her interests include border cultures, social studies, space theory and ecocriticism. More here.

Maria Ristani

Maria Ristani

Maria Ristani holds a BA, an MA and a PhD from the English Department of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki (Greece) where she currently teaches. Her research interests include Beckett, contemporary British drama, sound art and acoustics, and the use of media in contemporary performance. Her work has been presented at conferences and published in international journals and volumes. More here.