Evangelia Mavrikaki holds a PhD in biology and she is a Professor of Biology and Health Education and a member of the Laboratory of Science Teaching & Epistemology and Educational Technology of the Faculty of Pedagogy and Primary Education of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. She has worked as an academic (Lecturer and Assistant Professor) in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the University of Western Macedonia before her current position.


She is (or has been) a member of the following board of reviewers/editorial board:


1.     Editorial Board of the European Journal of STEM Education (http://www.lectitojournals.com/editorial-boards-c-c)

2.     Board of reviewers of the  “Journal of Elementary Science Education” (2007-2010) (http://download.springer.com/static/pdf/607/art%253A10.1007%252FBF03173647.pdf?auth66=1380376822_b04e4d701aee1db68901603465c2a8fb&ext=.pdfhttp://download.springer.com/static/pdf/607/art%3A10.1007%2FBF03173647.pdf?auth66=1380376822_b04e4d701aee1db68901603465c2a8fb&ext=.pdf

3.     Board of reviewers “Global Journal of Health Science” (http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/gjhs/about/editorialTeam)

4.     Board of reviewers "Journal of Biological Education"

5.     Reviewer for the conference NAAEE (North American Association for Environmental Education) The Boston TEE (Total Environmental Education) στο Boston Park Plaza, Boston, MA 6 – 10 August 2002. (http://naaee.org/conferences/boston/confcommittee02.pdf)

6.     Board of reviewers of Μακεδνον (2005-2006).


She has been a member of the scientific committee of several International or National Conferences on the field of Science/Biology Teaching. She is or has been a member of several scientific committees such as

The Greek Anthropological Society

The Hellenic Educational Society

Founding member of the Hellenic Scientific Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability


She has authored or coauthored many articles or chapters in Greek and International Journals or books, and she is the author-coauthor of 15 books including the official Greek Gymnasium (lower secondary education) biology textbooks. She has served for four years as an elected member of the executive board - in charge for Educational Issues – of the Pan-Hellenic Association of BioScientists and has served as President of EvoKE (Evolutionary Knowledge for Everyone).


She has supervised a great number of postgraduate theses and she has been the main supervisor of 5 PhDs all of them in the field of Science Education (Environmental literacy, Teaching Biology, Development of Argumentation).


She is married to Argyris Kyridis, has two daughters (twins) and she loves watching women basketball.