Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a PhD in Critical Discourse Analysis (University of Athens), an MA in Applied Linguistics (University of Reading, UK), a Postgraduate Specialist Diploma in Computers in Education (Institute of Education, UCL, UK) and a BA in English Language and Literature (University of Athens).
She is the Director of the Centre of Self-Access Learning and Materials Development of the Department of English Language and Literature and has participated in various projects in the areas of language education, curriculum reform and digital media in foreign language education. Over the last ten years she has been coordinator for the English language in the Digital School Projects I and II; the AESOP (Advanced Electronic Scenarios Operating Platform) project; and for the foreign languages taught in Greek schools at the B-level ICT Teacher Training Project. Since 2016 she has also coordinated five projects in the area of refugee language education.
Her recent publications include The political and pedagogic discourse of foreign language education (Athens: Pedio Publications, 2020, with E. Karavas), Developments in glocal language testing: The case of the Greek national foreign language proficiency exam (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2018, with E. Karavas), Rethinking online education: Media, ideologies and identities (New York: Routledge, 2015), articles and book chapters on the recent economic crisis in Greece.
She has supervised a number of PhD and MA theses and has also taught at the MA Online Programme of the Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her research interests are in the areas of critical discourse analysis, applied and educational linguistics, digital media in foreign language education.