Vasiliki Misiou holds a PhD in Literary Translation and she is currently an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Translation and Intercultural Studies at the School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Over the last years, she has offered undergraduate and graduate courses in the fields of literary translation and translation theory. As a professional translator she has collaborated with several institutions and publishing houses. Her research interests revolve around literary translation, gender and translation, feminist approaches to literature and translation, as well as translation and semiotcs. She has been awarded a prize for excellence for her postdoctoral research on 19th-century Greek women translators. She is currently exploring women translators in 20th-century Greece with a focus on gender representation in translation.