Positions


Academic Positions & titles:
  • Professor (adj.) [docent], University of Tampere, Finland (2018).
  • Associate Professor, Department of Social & Political Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus (2009 - Present).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Social & Political Sciences, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus (2003 - 2009).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology & Gerontology, Miami University, Oxford, OH (2002 - 2003).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Gerontology, Miami University, Oxford, OH (2001 - 2002).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Washington and Lee University, Lexington VA (2000 - 2001).
  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, American College of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece (1998-1999).

University Administrative Positions:
  • Chair: Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cyprus (2018 May - June).
  • Member: Special Committee for the acceptance and/or digitations of archives, Faculty Senate, University of Cyprus (2016 - 2017).
  • Member: Library Committee, Faculty Senate, University of Cyprus (2016 - 2017).
  • Departmental representative: Board of advisors, Medical School, University of Cyprus (2012 - 2013).
  • Member: Health & Security Committee, Faculty Senate, University of Cyprus (2009 - 2011).
  • Departmental Representative: Board of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, University of Cyprus. (2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2014).
  • Member: Ad Hoc Budget Committee, Faculty of Social Sciences and Education, University of Cyprus (2005).
  • Member: History and International Relations Curriculum Development Committee, American College of Thessaloniki, Greece (1998 - 1999).

National & International Administrative Posts:
  • Board Member: RC 09 Sociology of Development, International Sociological Association (2018 - 2022).
  • Director: Historical and Literary Archives of Kavala, Greece. (2018 - Present).
  • President (elected): Labor Union of Academic Personnel, University of Cyprus/ Συντεχνία Καθηγητών Πανεπιστημίου Κύπρου (2014 - 2017) & (2017 - 2020).
  • Cyprus Program Director: European Values Study (EVS) (2006 - Present).
  • Cyprus Correspondent: EUREL - Sociological and Legal Data on Religion in Europe (2006 - Present).
  • Member: Law and Social Sciences Evaluation Committee, Council for the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications, Republic of Cyprus (ΚΥ.Σ.Α.Τ.Σ.) (2012 - 2018).
  • Board Member: Research Network 15, Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Sociology, European Sociological Association (2015 - 2017 & 2017 - 2019).
  • International Advisor: Global Studies Association (UK/Europe) (2011- Present).
  • Auditor (alternate): International Society for the Sociology of Religion (2011 - 2013).
  • Council Member: Center for Information on Drugs and Treatment of addicts (ΚΕΝΘΕΑ), Republic of Cyprus (2011 - 2013).
  • Board Member & Newsletter Editor: Thematic Group 02, Comparative and Historical Sociology, International Sociological Association (2006 - 2010).
  • Board Member: Thematic Group 06, Sociology of Local - Global Relations, International Sociological Association (1998 - 2002).
  • Liaison to the American Sociological Association: Modern Greek Studies Association, USA (1999 - 2002).
  • Associate Advisor: Foundation for Hellenic Academic Studies, Pittsburgh, PA (1999 - 2000).
  • Member: Membership Committee, Comparative-Historical Sociology Section, American Sociological Association, USA (1994 - 95).
  • Vice-President: Historical and Literary Archives of Kavala, Greece (1997 - 2017).