A brief bio

Katerina Gardikas, associate professor in Modern Greek History, received her dgree from the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens and her PhD in Modern Greek History from King's College, University of London. She worked as a researcher at the Centre for Modern Greek Research of the Hellenic National Research Foundation and taught at the Democritus University of Thrace and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She taught at the University of Athens since 2001 and retired in 2016.

Her research interests include the social history of health, spatial history and the history of state building. Her recent book, Landscapes of disease: malaria in modern Greece, was published by Central European University Press. She is now moving on to her next project on the history of midwifery.