Reviews & Evaluations


  1. Grant evaluations:
    1. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NOW): Free competition proposals (2018).
    2. Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation, Republic of Georgia (2012, 2013, 2015).
    3. The Research Council, Sultanate of Oman (2009).
    4. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research - Vidi Program (2006).
    5. European Science Foundation (ESF) Standing Committee for the Social Sciences, Peer Review Evaluation of Exploratory Workshop EW04 (2004).
    6. Psychology Faculty Research Grant Committee, City University of New York, USA (2003).
    7. Academy for Educational Development, US State Department (Washington, DC), USA (2001) (responsible for the evaluation of 14 proposals of UK/EU cooperation).

  2. Reviewer:
    1. European Sociological Association biannual conference, RN15 Global, Transnational and Cosmopolitan Sociology (2017).
    2. Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh (2012).
    3. Lexington Books: a division of Rowman and Littlefield (2010).
    4. Ann Devorah Kalekin-Fishman (eds.), The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century: Tradition and Renewal (London: Sage) (proceedings of the 1st World Forum of Sociology) (2010).
    5. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meetings, USA (1993).

  3. Book proposal referee:
    1. Palgrave Macmillan (UK) (2016) (2 proposals).
    2. Routledge (UK) (2011 & 2013).
    3. Ashgate (UK) (2010).

  4. External Evaluator:
    1. 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).
    2. 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 (2016).
    3. External Experts Committee (EEC), Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (HQAA), responsible for the evaluation of the Department of Sociology, University of Crete, Rethymnon, October 13-19 (2013).
    4. 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).
    5. HERACLITUS II Research Program, Ministry of Education, Life Long Learning and Religious Affairs, Republic of Greece (2010).