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Nikos Fotopoulos - Associate Professor, University of Peloponnese
Nikos Fotopoulos is an Associate Professor at the University of Peloponnese, Greece. Concurrently, he serves as Academic Director at the Center of Educational Policy Development of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (KANEP/GSEE).
His research interests revolve around Sociology of Culture, Sociology of Education, Critical Cultural Theory, Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, and Trade Unions.
His academic articles and publications have been included in collective volumes and conference proceedings in both Greece and abroad.
In addition to the academic and research part of his work, he is actively involved in poetry and creative writing.
Selected academic publications include:
Fotopoulos, N., Masini, A., & Fotopoulos, S. (2022). The Refugee Issue in the Greek, German, and British Press During the Covid‐19 Pandemic. Media and Communication, 10, 1-12.
Goulas, C., Fotopoulos, N., & Fatourou, P. (2021). Highlighting and Interpreting Current Empirical Facets of the Greek Educational Pathogeny: A Sociological Approach. Journal of Educational Issues, 7, 487-506.
Fotopoulos Ν., & Pandis, P. (2020). Early school leaving by nationality in contemporary Greece: Sociological interpretations of recent data. Journal of Education & Social Policy, 7, 81-90.
Fotopoulos, N., Zagkos, Chr., & Fatourou, P. (2019). Graduates of Private Schools and the Greek University: Empirical data and sociological interpretations through the period of crisis. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 6, 275-285.
Fotopoulos, N. (2018). VET and Employment in Modern Greece: Searching and rethinking the new role of VET in time of crisis. In N. Papadakis & P. Kalogiannaki (eds.) Crisis in Education: Socio-Economic & Cultural Challenges, Nicosia: HM Studies & Publishing, p.p 453-464.
Fotopoulos, St., & Fotopoulos, N. (2015). European Elections and Commission Presidency: The “Americanization” of the Electoral Campaigns and the Role of the Two Major Political Parties. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, 9, 46-61.
Voutsa, M. E., Borovas, G., & Fotopoulos, N. (2014). The Role of the Bretton Woods institutions in forming and spreading education policies. Procedia Economics and Finance, 9, 83-97.
Papoutzis, L., Kyridis, A., Christodoulou, A., Fotopoulos, N. & Vamvakidou, I. (2014). Football Stickers and Slogans as Creators of ‘Special’ Identities: The Case of Aris FC Thessaloniki. Lexia - Journal of Semiotics, 17–18, 651-670.
For a comprehensive academic version of the CV, press here.
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