Dr. Sophia Kanaouti
Public Relations & Perception Management of the Refugee / Migration Policy
Field of specialization, studies, work experience:
Adjunct Lecturer to the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in the field of Social Exclusion, and adjunct lecturer for the Hellenic Open University, in the field of Political Science. She holds a PhD from the Department of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies of the University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, and a BA from the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has worked as a Visiting Lecturer for the University of Cyprus. She is specialized in media and politics, perception studies, psychoanalysis and political theory.
She was a 2018 ICSI Fellow for The New School for Social Research, New York.
Description of prior teaching/training activities:
Teaching two e-Books of my own, on Social Exclusion at the e-Learning Division of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Teaching Media and Journalism (including courses on ethics) for the University of Cyprus as a Visiting Lecturer; Teaching Media Ethics for the Hellenic Open University; Teaching Political Science for the Hellenic Open University; Teaching (one lecture) on Indifference and the Media, as a 2018 ICSI Fellow of The New School for Social Research, New York.
Additional information (such as publications, awards, link, etc):
1st European Prize for journalistic work on Social Exclusion and Solidarity (1993);
She has authored two e-Books on social exclusion, for the e-Learning Division of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (property of the e-Learning Division for five years – one on the effects of social exclusion on the person, and one of the institutionalized social exclusion and its treatment); She has published several research papers on inequality, media and politics, ethics, and other political and media issues. She is also co-researcher in many research projects, currently an EU-funded project on sexism in politics, and has presented her work in Greek and international conferences.