Kyriaki Kondylopoulou received her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Hellenic American University. She also holds an M.A. (with honors) in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from St. Michael’s College, in Vermont, USA, and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Athens. She taught oral skills courses at the Hellenic American Union from 2005-2009 and Methodology courses from 2009-2010 and is an examiner for the Michigan (CaMLA) certificates of English. She has been working as Director of the President’s office at the Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece since 1998. She is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the General Education program.