Anagnostopoulou, Tatiana

Tatiana Anagnostopoulou has been working as a freelance interpreter and translator since 1994. Having discovered the beauty of languages and communication at an early age, she attended several intensive courses in interpreting abroad. After obtaining her degree in French Language and Literature from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, she attended a 600-hour course in interpreting, under the auspices of the EU. Since then, she has accumulated more than 27 years of interpreting experience at conferences, congresses, meetings, and events, providing simultaneous, consecutive, and other forms of interpretation. She has specialized in medical, financial, and legal terminology and her working languages are Greek, English, French and Spanish. Tatiana is an adjunct faculty member teaching in the MACI program.

Anastasopoulou, Katerina

Katerina Anastasopoulou graduated from the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation, and Interpretation of the Ionian University in Greece in 2017 and from the Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting of the Hellenic American University in 2021. She is currently attending the Master of Science in Language Technology at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens in collaboration with the ATHENA Research Center. Since 2016, she has been a professional freelance translator and Interpreter, specializing in audiovisual translation and subtitling, as a translator and proofreader, and working with leading companies in the industry, both Greek and international. Katerina is an adjunct faculty member teaching in the MAT program.

Andreoula, Valentini

Andreoula Valentini holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Deree College, the American College of Greece and a MA in Applied Linguistics from the Hellenic American University. She is also a CRLA certified writing tutor and holds the TESOL level 5. She has recently started her PhD in Applied Linguistics at the Hellenic American University. Her experience includes 15 years at the Bank of Cyprus in Greece, during which she was a trainer for 3 years, teaching Accounting to staff of all levels. The last 3 years she has been working at the Hellenic American Union as a teacher of various levels and age groups, while also teaching English, voluntarily, to the children of the Hatzikonsta Foundation for the Educational Support of Young People.

Apostolopoulou, Nellie

Nellie Apostolopoulou is a conference interpreter and translator. A graduate in Linguistics from the University of Lausanne, she followed a 6-month internship in Conference Interpreting in 1990-1991, before beginning her career as a freelance interpreter and translator in Greece and abroad. She specializes in financial, scientific, technical and medical conference interpreting and translations. In 2015 she embarked upon the project of NGO METADRASI, working as a community interpreter for asylum seekers. That same year, together with another conference interpreter, she co-founded Catalava, the first Greek remote simultaneous interpretation platform. She teaches in the MACI program.

Arsenis, Eugenia

Eugenia Arsenis is a director and dramaturg who has collaborated with international cultural organizations such as Royal Albert Hall, the San Francisco Opera Center and Center for Contemporary Opera, Skylight Music Theatre, Oakland Opera House, the Greek National Opera, Megaron Athens Concert Hall, and the National Theatre of Northern Greece. She is the designer and Coordinator of the Minor in Theater and Performance at the Hellenic American University and Coordinator of the Acting for Opera at the Contemporary Conservatory of Athens. She studied Dramaturgy and Directing at the Department of Drama, Theatre and Media Arts at Royal Holloway University of London. She pursued graduate studies in Philosophy at University College London and earned her Doctorate in Philosophical Aesthetics, Opera and Greek Tragedy at the University of London. She was Visiting Researcher at the School of Music of the College of Fine Arts at Boston University for Musical Analysis and Opera Directing. She has held numerous grants and fellowships from organizations such as the Fulbright Foundation, the Onassis Foundation, the National Bank Cultural Foundation, New York Film Academy, and the Royal Holloway University of London. She is currently the President of the Hellenic Center of the International Theatre Institute, Registrar of Public Relations of the Hellenic Theatre Studies Association, and member of the Greek Directors’ Guild. She is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the General Education program.

Artelaris, Gerasimos

Gerasimos Artelaris studied physics at the University of Patras (BSc in Physics) and the application of natural sciences in archaeology at the University of Liverpool (MSc in Archaeology), with additional studies in sustainability at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Lund University. He is currently pursuing a second master’s degree in science communication. He taught archeoastronomy in the Department of Mediterranean Studies of the University of the Aegean and since 2018 has been an instructor in physics and electronics at the Training Directorate of Hellenic Aerospace Industry. He is also an amateur astrophotographer, actor. and theatrical director. He is an adjunct faculty member at Hellenic American University, where he teaches in the General Education program.

Asoniti, Teresa

Teresa Asoniti studied Greek Literature at NKUA and holds an Advanced Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a B.A. in English Language and Literature, both from Hellenic American University. She has been teaching English and Greek as a foreign language since 2001 to young children, adolescents and adults. Ms. Asoniti teaches in the General Education program at Hellenic American University as an adjunct faculty member.

Athanasekou, Eve

Eve Athanasekou holds an Honors Degree in Law from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, a M.Sc. in Information Technology and a Ph.D. in Law (Internet Law), both awarded by the University of Glasgow and funded by the Hellenic State Scholarship Foundation. Her doctoral thesis focused on the interaction of modern technological issues and the traditional interpretation of law. She specializes in computer and Internet law, the history, sociology and philosophy of law, intellectual property and real estate law. Between 2000 and 2003 she was the co-editor of artzine, a bilingual electronic magazine on art and technology. She is a practicing lawyer who also teaches law and computer science at the university of Glasgow. She is currently with the Legal Department of the Hellenic Notaries Association. Her research interests include Internet law, ancient Greek law and Roman law, Ancient Greek and Byzantine social and economic history and Modern Greek constitutional history. She is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the General Education program.

Bacigal, Stephen

Stephen Bacigal is a writer, analyst and editor on the President’s Project Team at Hellenic American University and the University’s Director of Institutional Research and Assessment. He also serves as Director of Planning and Research at Hellenic American Union. A graduate of Rutgers University (B.A. in the City and Social Change) and Harvard University (M.Div.), he has taught English for academic and professional purposes in both higher and continuing education settings, including King’s College (London), the National School of Public Administration, and Hellenic American Union, where he now leads seminars in digital content writing, business communications and presentation design. Mr. Bacigal teaches in the BAELL and Business programs at Hellenic American University as an adjunct faculty member.

Bell, Cameron

Cameron Bell is a doctoral candidate at Panteion University in the Department of International, European, and Area Studies, and resident research fellow at the Institute for International Relations (IDIS), Athens, Greece. He specializes in and teaches courses on the contemporary and transnational history of the Eastern Mediterranean, political risk management, and the evolving infodemic. From 2018 - 2020, Cameron was associate director at Veracity, a risk advisory firm, where he provided corporate and private equity clients with transaction due diligence in the EMEA region. Prior to Veracity, Cameron was a visiting fellow at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, where he conducted field research on energy pipelines and subsequently presented his work in Iraq, Israel, and Egypt. Previously, Cameron was associate at Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC Group) and focused on project delivery and digital transformation in the construction sector. From 2009 - 2011, Cameron worked at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, for senior fellow Dr. Condoleezza Rice, serving as teaching assistant, aide, and researcher on international politics and security. He began his career as an intern in the Bush White House. Cameron holds a Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, a Master of Public Policy from the University of Oxford (Balliol College), and a Bachelor of Arts with honors, also from Stanford University. Currently, he is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the General Education and Business programs.

Chalaux-Moyas, Francoise

Francoise Chalaux - Moyas teaches French as a foreign language at the French Institute of Athens (IFA). She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management in France at Paris IX-Dauphine and a M.Sc. in Shipping and Finance at the City University Business School in London. French is her native language; she is also fluent in English and Greek. Since 2000 she has been teaching Economy and French Business Language at IFA and also prepares students for the French Chamber of Commerce exams and the Greek Diplomatic Academy. In addition, she is responsible for giving French lessons to the executive staff of many major multi-national companies. She also collaborates with the Economic Mission of the French Embassy in Greece. Recently, Francoise Moyas has been volunteering her services in Athens, Greece by teaching French to Syrian Refugees who are awaiting relocation to France. Currently, she is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the General Education program.

Chrousos, George

Professor George Chrousos is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Endocrinology, holder of the UNESCO Chair on Adolescent Health Care, Director of the University Research Institute on Maternal and Child Health and Precision Medicine at the NKUA, and Senior Investigator at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens. Professor Chrousos pioneered studies that elucidated the effects of stress on the organism at the behavioral, neuroendocrine, cellular and molecular levels and made seminal observations in the glucocorticoid signaling system of the cell and deciphered some of its key clinical implications. Professor Chrousos’s work has been cited over 157,000 times (H-index192) making him one of the top 100 cited authors (Google Scholar April 2020). He has received numerous major awards, including the Fred Conrad Koch Award, the highest honor of the US Endocrine Society. Professor Chrousos is the Director of the Hellenic American University M.S. in Stress and Health Management Program.

Daskalopoulou, Nagia

Nagia Daskalopoulou holds two Masters of Arts, one in Translation (2016) and one in Conference Interpreting (2017) at Hellenic American University. She has been working as a freelance translator and conference interpreter in Greek and English, mainly on EU programs, legal translation, literary translation and conference interpreting (e.g. UNHCR, EU GRAGE Project, ΕU TRITON Project, Greek Ministries, Government Gazettes of Greece). She is the translator of the award-winning novel “Unsheltered” (2020), written by Barbara Kingsolver, an American novelist and poet. Since 1998, she has been teaching English as a foreign language to Greek young learners and adults at the Foreign Language School she owns and runs, being the Director of Studies. She holds a Diploma in TESOL-Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages, Hellenic American University, Centre of Applied Linguistics and Language Studies (2008).

She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in teaching the Greek language (National and Kapodistrian University, 1997). She is a member of the Panhellenic Association of Language School Owners-Teachers, a member of the Exams Guidelines Committee of the aforementioned association and a member of the Professional Chamber of Athens. Ms Daskalopoulou is an adjunct faculty member and teaches in the MAT program.

Devetzidis, Christos

Christos Devetzidis holds a B.A in Communication Studies from the Mike Curb College of Arts, Media and Communication of California State University, Northridge in the U.S and an M.Sc. in Social Science Research (Communication and Media) from Loughborough University in the UK. His dream of teaching college-level courses at an accredited international institution was the decisive factor behind his decision to pursue an academic journey overseas at the age 18; in order to not only acquire the essential instructional skills for his desired career path, but to also bring himself closer to a multicultural and diverse environment, perfectly reflecting modern and diverse societies. He has also recently enrolled into Hellenic American University’s Ph.D. in Language and Communication with his research interests spanning across health communication and gender studies. Christos teaches in the General Education program at Hellenic American University.

Dimakis, Athanasios

Athanasios Dimakis holds an MA (with distinction) from Goldsmiths College, University of London, and a Ph.D. (with distinction) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens for a dissertation on Moral Vision in the Philosophy and Fiction of Iris Murdoch. He is now conducting postdoctoral research for the “Hotels and the Modern Subject: 1890-1940” (HOTEMS) project, funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation. He has published in periodicals such as Studies in the Literary Imagination, Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal, and The Iris Murdoch Review. He has contributed essays to the Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies, Palgrave Macmillan (2021), Hotel Modernisms, Routledge (2023), and other collective works. His research interests include 20th Century (British) Hellenism and modernism. In 2020, he was awarded the William Godshalk Prize for new Durrell scholarship by the International Lawrence Durrell Society. He has recently been elected Board Member of the same society.

Floratos, Stavroula

Stavroula Floratos holds both a M.S. Ed. degree in Literacy and a B.S. Ed. degree in Secondary Education and History from St. John’s University, New York, USA. She holds a New York State teaching license, a certificate in Training in School Violence Prevention and Intervention as well as a certificate in English Language Teaching. Involved in education since 2006, Ms. Floratos has extensive experience teaching all levels and age groups and has been particularly active in Literacy Awareness.

Hoffnagle, Kim

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design (BFA, Printmaking), Kim has lived in Athens since 2002, working as an art director, illustrator, and graphic designer. In addition to being an avid student of history and an often-disturbed reader of politics, he also writes his own music. He now teaches in the arts program as an adjunct faculty member at Hellenic American College.

Kapasaki, Antigoni

Antigoni Kapasaki holds an RSA Diploma for overseas teachers of English and an MA in Applied Linguistics from the Hellenic American University. She has completed all the core and strand courses of the PhD program from the same university. Since September 2007, she has been working at Hellenic American Union as an EFL instructor in the English Language Program and teacher educator. She is a certified Cambridge and Michigan examiner for all CEFR levels and an examiner supervisor. She has been involved in various projects for the Center for Applied Linguistics and Language Studies, developed testing items and co-authored a book for BCCE exam preparation. She has presented at HAU seminars in Greece and Bulgaria and has also taught academic English at the University of Sheffield. Since 2016, Antigoni has been teaching TESOL methodology courses for the BAELL program.

Karachaliou, Ermioni

Ermioni Karachaliou received her BArch and MArch from the National Technical University of Athens where she specialized in Architectural Theory of the Byzantine period, and her Ph.D. in Art History and Visual Studies from the University of Manchester (UK). Dr. Karachaliou has taught several courses at the University of Manchester and for private vocational training institutes in Athens. She has also undertaken administrative positions as the Head of the Art & Design Department of IVT Akmi and Delta, has presented papers at numerous international conferences and has published articles in refereed journals. Prior to joining Hellenic American University, she was Curator A’ of the Artist in Residence Program at the Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum, with the exclusive donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Dr. Karachaliou is also a certified as a classical ballet and modern dance teacher from the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and is a member of the National Technical Chamber of Greece, the Association of Art Historians, the Byzantine Studies Association of North America, and the Medieval Association of the Pacific.

Her research interests include Art Criticism, Art Appreciation, Architecture, Medieval-Byzantine Studies, Education

Katris, Nikos

Nikos Katris is a certified Translator. He holds an MSc in Multilingual Computing and Localization with First Class Honors from the University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland. From 2003-2008 he studied Translation (Bachelor’s) in the Ionian University of Corfu. He has extensive experience with translating texts from English into Greek and German into Greek. He is a certified CAT (Computer Aided Translation) tools trainer.

Katsochi, Sophia

Sophia Katsochi obtained her B.A. in Linguistics, with a minor in foreign languages, from Deree College – The American College of Greece in Athens. She has also completed coursework towards a B.A. in Architecture from Kingston University in London. She holds an M.A. in Translation from Hellenic American University and is currently working toward a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at the same school. She teaches undergraduate writing courses at Hellenic American University.

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