Reviews & Evaluations


2017 Reviewer, European Sociological Association biannual Conference, RN15 Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Sociology.

2016 Book proposal referee for Palgrave Macmillan (UK).

2016 External Evaluator, External Experts Committee (EEC), Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (HQAA), responsible for the evaluation of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, March 27 - April 2.

2016 External Evaluator, External Experts Committee (EEC), Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (HQAA), responsible for the evaluation of the University of Western Macedonia, Kozani/Florina, February 28 - March 7.

2013 External Evaluator, External Experts Committee (EEC), Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (HQAA), responsible for the evaluation of the Department of Sociology, University of Crete, October 13-19.

2012/2013 Referee for the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, Republic of Georgia (http://www.rustaveli.org.ge).

2012 Referee for the Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh (http://carlbeckpapers.pitt.edu).

2011 & 2013, Book Proposal referee for Routledge (UK).

2010 External Evaluator, External Experts Committee (EEC), Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (HQAA), responsible for the evaluation of the Department of Public Relations & Communication of the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Western Macedonia (Kastoria Campus), Greece, November 1 - 6.

2010 External Evaluator, HERACLITUS II Research Program for: Ministry of Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs, Republic of Greece.

2010 Book Proposal Referee for Ashgate (UK).

2010 Manuscript reviewer for Lexington Books: A division of Rowman and Littlefield.

2010 Referee for Ann Devorah Kalekin-Fishman (eds.), The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century: Tradition and Renewal (London: Sage) [volume based on conference proceedings of the 1st World Forum of Sociology].

2009 Referee for The Research Council (TRC), Sultanate of Oman.

2006 Referee for the Humanities Council of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (Vidi Program, Innovation Research Incentives Scheme 2006).

2004 Reviewer, European Science Foundation (ESF) Standing Committee for the Social Sciences, Peer Review Evaluation of Exploratory Workshop EW04.

2004 Consultant, Brandt Institute, Miami FL: responsible for linguistic screening.

2003 Reviewer, Psychology Faculty Research Grant Committee, City University of New York (CUNY), NY.

2001 Reviewer, Academy for Educational Development, US State Department (Washington, DC), responsible for evaluating 14 proposals for institutional cooperation between US and European universities.

1999 - 2000 Associate Advisor, Foundation for Hellenic Academic Studies, Pittsburgh, PA.

1993 Reviewer for the 1994 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meetings.