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Dimosthenis Anagnostopoulos is Assistant Professor at Harokopio University of Athens. He received a Degree and a Doctorate Degree, both in computer science, from the University of Athens in 1991 and 1996, respectively. His research interests include modelling and simulation, geoinformatics, object-oriented systems and distributed systems and networks, as well as modelling and performance evaluation of transportation systems. He has also published numerous papers in international journals and proceedings of international conferences.

Tel.:  (210) 9549171, E-mail:

Pavlos-Marinos Delladetsimas, Assistant Professor (Degree in Architecture Universita Degli Studi di Firenze 1978, Diploma in Development Planning 1979 University College London, Master of Philosophy in Town Planning University College London 1981, PHD NTUA 1991, MRTPI). He has worked as a research scholar (1985-1990) at the National Technical University of Athens Department of Urban and Regional Planning); he has taught as As. Professor at the University of the Aegean Department of Geography (1994-2002) and since then at the Department of Geography of Harokopio University. Has also worked (1993-1994) at the "Institut Federatif de Reserche sur les Economies et les Societes Industrielles" (IFRESI/CNRS), Lille (France). H teaches in post-graduate courses in Europe and Greece. He has published: numerous articles in reviews, book chapters and books. In addition he has been coordinating (or working as main researcher) in numerous research programmes in Europe and Greece. He has been a member of expert groups and scientific committees. His scientific and research interests relate to the following fields: Land Values and Real Estate Market Analysis, Land use Analysis and Planning, Service location, Geographical analysis and Disaster Management.

Tel.: (210) 9549165, e-mail:

Costis HADJIMICHALIS, Dipl.Ing.Arch. AUTH, 1968; MA Urban and Regional Planning, UCLA, 1976; Ph.D. Geography and Regional Planning, UCLA, 1980. First Award of the International Regional Science Association for his Ph.D. Several Greek and international awards for urban and regional development projects. Associate professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1980-1997. Professor Post-Graduate School of Planning, Panteion University, Athens 1984-1994. Visiting professor: Roskilde University, Denmark (1985), Durham University, UK (1987), UCLA (1995), Oslo University, Norway (1997). Ha has published several books and articles in Greek, English, Italian and Spanish on uneven development in Southern Europe, on industrialization in peripheral areas, on local and regional policies, on SME and informal work, on European integration/disintegration and on the war of Kosovo. Current research issues include economic and cultural geography, local and regional development and questions of democracy and space.He was and is member in several editorial boards of international journals (among which Antipode, and European Urban and Regional Studies) and currently he is the editor of the Greek journal Geographies.


Tel. (210) 9549144, e-mail: 


Christos HALKIAS, Lecturer, PhD, Dept of Geology, University of Athens. Scientific area: GIS and Applied Geography. He has significant professional experience in GIS application design, and digital cartography and participation in many relevant research projects focused on Geographical Applications. His work has been published and presented in Greek and foreign journals and conferences. Main scientific interests: GIS applications, spatial analysis, Geoinformatics, GIS RS integration and Digital Cartography.


Tel. (210) 9549347, e-mail: 


Asteris Huliaras, Assistant Professor in Geopolitics. He has studied economics at the University of Macedonia and politics at the University of Hull, UK (Ph.D. 1990). He has taught international relations and foreign policy analysis at the University of Macedonia and the University of Thessaly as well as at the Greek School of Public Administration (Department of Commercial and Press Attach¾s). He has traveled extensively in the developing world as member of United Nations and European Union missions. His publications include four books (in Greek) and many articles in international journals (including African Affairs, D¾fense Nationale, The Journal of Modern African Studies, The Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Mediterranean Quarterly, The World Today, etc.). His main areas of interest are politics in the developing world (especially Africa) and development assistance.


Tel. (210) 9549163, e-mail:

George Karabatzos, Professor. Holds a Diploma and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics of the University of Athens. Also holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. Worked as Scientific Associate at the Department of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens. Served as Associate Professor at the Departments of Mathematics and of Computer Science, of the University of Athens. Served as Vice President of the Harokopio University from foundation until 1999. Since 1999 serves as Rector of Harokopio University. Teaching and research interests: Computational Mathematics and Computer Science.

Tel.:  (210) 9549123, E-mail:




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Georgios Kritikos. Lecturer. He graduated from the department of History and Archaeology at the University of Athens. He studied with scholarship at the University of Cambridge (England), where he got his Mphil in European Studies and European History. He studied with scholarship at the European University Institute, where he got his PhD from the department of History and Civilization. He has published articles in Greece and abroad. His research interests include historical and cultural geography with particular emphasis on the EU policy and politics; international migrations; the process of integration or exclusion of immigrants and refugees; the impact of their settlement upon the country of reception; the construction of national or other communities in Greece and in Europe.


Tel.:  (210) 9549365, E-mail: 


Katia Lasaridi, Lecturer (2000-). First Degree in Physics, at the Kapodistrian University of Athens,Greece, MSc in Environmental Pollution Control and PhD in Environmental Engineering, at the University of Leeds, UK. She has worked as research assistant in the Kapodistrian (1989-90) and the Agricultural (1995-97) University of Athens, as Marie Curie Research Fellow in the University of Leeds (1995-1997), as project manager in the Athens Municipality Development Agency (1998-1999) and as freelance environmental consultant (1997-2000). She has published 13 research papers, she has contributions in two books, while she regularly writes in professional magazines.


Tel.:  (210) 9549164, E-mail: 


Kosmas PAVLOPOULOS, (Ph.D), geologist, Assistant Professor in Geomorphology. He has experience in geological, geotechnical and hydrogeological research (1986-1999). He has participated in seventeen (17) research projects founded by the E.U and greek and foreign Universities. He has published more than thirty (30) scientific papers in Greek and International journals and participated in more than thirty five (35), International and Greek Conferences. Since 1996 he has been teaching the courses of Applied Ecology and Environmental Management at the Harokopio University, in the Department of Home Economics and Ecology. Since 2000, he has been teaching in the Department of Geography, the courses of Geomorphology, Physical Geography, Climatology and Hydrology, Coastal Geomorphology and Oceanography. His main scientific interests are on issues of geomorphology, in coastal and fluvial geomorphology, morphotectonics, Quaternary stratigraphy, geoarcaeology, applied geomorphology, technical and environmental geology, water resources management and hydrogeology.


Tel. (210) 9549160, e-mail:  


Antonis Rovolis, Lecturer. Economist, BA Department of Economics, University of Athens; MA Sussex University; PhD London School of Economics. He has worked as a research fellow at the Queen Mary College, University of London, at the Institute of Regional Development, and the Institute of Urban Environment and Human Resources, Panteion University of Athens. He has taught Urban Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and Investment Appraisal at undergraduate and graduate level at the departments of Planning and Regional Development, and Economics of the University of Thessaly. Expertise: urban and regional infrastructure investment, urban and regional economic growth, spatial dimensions of  new technologies, real estate, new economic geography.


Tel:  (210) 9549165, E-mail: 




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Sophia SKORDILI, Lecturer, BA in Business Administration, Athens University of Economics (1983), MA in Regional Development, IRD at Panteion University (1988), PhD. in Economic Geography, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2000). She has work experience as SME consultant with the State Organization for Small Firms (EOMMEX) and coordinator of Regional Development Projects with Consulting Firms. She has contributed, as Research Fellow, in several research projects coordinated by Greek and European universities. She has taught, as contract Lecturer, at the Departments of Geography of the Aegean and Harokopion Universities. She has published in refereed Journals, Conference Minutes and books. Her research interests focus on location and spatial configuration of economic activity, local embeddeedness of MNCs, the dynamics of local production systems, the Geography of food production and the Geography of Cyberspace.


el. (210) 9549323, E-mail:      


mmanuel Stefanakis, Lecturer. Received his Dipl.Eng. degree in Rural and Surveying Engineering in 1992 from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. In 1994 he received the M.Sc.E. degree in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Canada, and in 1997 the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Since 1992, he has been involved in several research projects funded by E.U., Canadian Government and the Greek Secretariat of Research and Technology. In 2000, he joined the Department of Geography at Harokopio University of Athens, as a Lecturer. His research interests include Geographic Information Systems, Knowledge and Database Systems, Cartography, and Web technology. He has over 30 articles in refereed journals and international conferences in the above areas.

Tel:  (210) 9549162, e-mail:,



Alexandra TRAGAKI, Lecturer, Bachelor Degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Athens (1992), Masters (1993) and PhD (1997) in Demography Economics from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris.  She has worked as a specialist on Social Security issues at the Foundation for the Economic and Industrial Research (1998-2000) and has been a member of the Research and Economic Analysis Unit of the Council of Economic Advisers (2000-2002). She has participated, as permanent member, in the Greek delegation to the Economic Policy Committee of the European Union, during the years 2000-2002. She is involved in committees of specialists and in a number of projects. Her field of expertise comprises the economic impact of demographic changes, economic policy issues with emphasis on Social security, labour market developments and statistical analysis.


Tel:  (210) 9549168, E-mail:


Evangelia N. GEORGITSOYANNI, Assistant Professor - Department of Home Economics and Ecology. Degree from the Department of History and Archaeology in the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Athens. Postgraduate Studies- scholarship of the French Government- in the Department of History and Culture of the Byzantine and Post-Byzantine World of the University of Paris I (Pantheon-Sorbonne): Postgraduate Diploma (D.E.A.),  Doctoral Degree (Doctorat de Nouveau Regime). She teaches the courses: History of Civilization and Cultural Topics in the Department of Home Economics and Ecology; joint teaching of the Cultural Geography course in the Department of Geography.  She is the author of the biography of Panaghis A. Harokopos [Panaghis A. Harokopos (1835-1911). His life and activity, editions Livani,  Athens 2000 (in Greek- French summary)] and of publications in academic journals, commemorative volumes and congress proceedings. Her principal research interests are: History and Culture of the Modern Greek Diaspora (mainly of the Hellenism of Romania) Modern Greek Prosopography Local History and Culture.


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