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Organizational Structure: Academic Committee


The Academic Committee consists of the Heads and Deputy Heads of the Research Units of the Institute and the Members of the Executive Committee. The President of the Institute is also the President of the Academic Committee. Members of the academic committee are well known scientists in the various fields that the Institute has an interest in. The Heads and the Deputy Heads of ATINER's Research Units are ex officio members of the Committee. Also, academic members responsible for a conference are members of this committee. The academic committee advises the executive committee on scientific and organizational matters. The academic and voting members of each research unit of ATINER meet once a year during their annual conference. The Heads and Deputy Heads of the Research Units are responsible for organizing these annual academic meetings. Currently, the academic committee has the following members:

1.        Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos (C.V.), President, ATINER, Greece.

2.        Dr. Nicholas Pappas (C.V.), Vice President, ATINER & Head, History Research Unit, ATINER Professor, Sam Houston University, USA.

3.        Dr. Panagiotis Petratos (C.V.), Head, Computer Research Unit, ATINER & Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA.

4.        Professor George Poulos (C.V.), Vice President of Research, ATINER & Emeritus Professor, University of South Africa, South Africa.

5.        Dr. Chris Sakellariou (C.V.), Vice President of Finance, ATINER & Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

6.        Dr. Zoe Boutsioli, Director, Health Sciences Research Division, ATINER.

7.        Dr. Nicolas Papadopoulos (C.V.), Chancellor's Professor & Professor of Marketing and International Business, Director, International Business Study Group, Eric Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Canada. 

8.        Dr. Michael P. Malloy, Director, Business and Law Research Division, ATINER & Distinguished Professor & Scholar, University of the Pacific, USA.

9.        Dr. Nicholas Patricios (C.V.), Head, Architecture Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Architecture, University of Miami, USA.

10.     Dr. Ioannis Stivachtis (C.V.), Head, Politics & International Affairs Research Unit, ATINER & Director, International Studies Program, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA.

11.     Dr. Mert Uydaci (C.V.), Director, Human Development Research Division, ATINER & Professor, Marmara University, Turkey.

12.     Dr. David Philip Wick, Director, Arts and Humanities Research Division, ATINER & Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.

13.     Dr. Nicolas Abatzoglou, Head, Environment Research Unit, ATINER & Professor, Department of Chemical & BiotechnologicalEngineering,Université de Sherbrooke, Canada, Chair Pfizer, PAT in Pharmaceutical Engineering, Director GREEN-TPV and GRTP-C & P.

14.     Mr. Christos Anagnostopoulos (C.V.), Head, Sports Research Unit, ATINER, Associate Professor, Molde University College, Norway, & Associate Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, Cyprus.

15.     Dr. Stephen Andrew Arbury (C.V.), Head, Visual and Performing Arts Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA.

16.     Dr. Thomas Attard, Head, Civil Engineering Research Unit, ATINER & Associate Professor, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

17.     Dr. Sharon Claire Bolton (C.V.), Head, Management Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Organizational Analysis - Head, The Management School, University of Stirling, UK.

18.     Dr. Jayoung Che, Head, History Research Unit, ATINER & Research Professor, Institute for the Mediterranean Studies, Pusan University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea.

19.     Dr. Sue Coffey (C.V.), Head, Nursing Research Unit, ATINER & Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada.

20.     Dr. Paul Contoyannis (C.V.), Head, Health Research Unit, ATINER & Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, McMaster University, Canada.

21.     Dr. David A. Frenkel (C.V.), Head, Law Research Unit, ATINER & LL.D., Emeritus Professor, Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, and School of Law, Carmel Academic Centre, Haifa, Israel.

22.     Dr. Patricia Hanna (C.V.), Head, Philosophy Research Unit, ATINER & Professor, University of Utah, USA.

23.     Dr. Valia Kasimati (C.V.), Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER & Researcher, Bank of Greece, Greece.

24.      Dr. Gregory A. Katsas (C.V.), Head, Sociology Research Unit, ATINER & Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece.

25.     Dr. Peter Koveos (C.V.), Head, Accounting & Finance Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Finance, Syracuse University, USA.

26.     Dr. Alexander Makedon (C.V.), Head, Education Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Philosophy of Education, Arellano University in Manila, Philippines.

27.     Dr. Stamos Metzidakis (C.V.), Head, Literature Research Unit, ATINER, & Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA.

28.     Dr. Yorgo Pasadeos, Head, Mass Media and Communication Research Unit, ATINER & Professor Emeritus, University of Alabama, USA.

29.     Dr. Thanos Patelis, Head, Psychology Research Unit, ATINER, Senior Associate, Center for Assessment, USA & Research Scholar, Graduate School of Education, Fordham University, USA.

30.     Dr. John Roufagalas (C.V.), Head, Economics Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Economics, Troy University, USA.

31.     Dr. Gilda Socarras (C.V.), Head, Languages & Linguistics Research Unit, ATINER & Assistant Professor, Auburn University, USA.

32.     Dr. Codruta Simona Stoica (C.V.), Head, Mathematics & Statistics Research Unit, ATINER & Associate Professor, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania.

33.     Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku (C.V.), Head, Transportation Engineering Research Unit, ATINER, & Associate Professor, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

34.     Dr. Theodore Trafalis (C.V.), Head, Industrial Engineering Research Unit, ATINER & Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering & Director, Optimization & Intelligent Systems Laboratory, The University of Oklahoma, USA.

35.     Dr. Cleopatra Veloutsou (C.V.), Head, Marketing Research Unit, ATINER & Senior Lecturer, Department of Business and Management, University of Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

36.     Dr. Dan Albertson (C.V.), Academic Member, ATINER & Associate Professor, University of Alabama, USA.

37.     Dr. Constantine Georgakis, Academic Member, ATINER & Associate Professor, DePaul University, USA.

38.     Dr. Maria Konstantaki, Academic Member, ATINER & Senior Lecturer, Buckinghamshire New University, U.K.

39.      Dr. Anil Mandal (C.V.), Academic Member, ATINER & Courtesy Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, USA.

40.     Ms. Anila Mesi-Dizdari (C.V.), Academic Member, ATINER & Associate Professor, University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi, Albania.

41.     Dr. Ethel Petrou, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor and Chair, Department of Physics, Erie Community College-South, State University of New York, USA.

42.     Dr. Andreas Toupadakis, Academic Member, ATINER & Lecturer, University of California, Davis, USA.

43.     Dr. Constantine N. Vaporis (C.V.), Academic Member, ATINER & Founding Director, Asian Studies Program, Presidential Research Professor, 2013-16, Professor of History, Affiliate Professor, Gender & Women's Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA.

44.     Dr. Peter Yannopoulos, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Brock University, Canada.

45.     Dr. Barbara Zagaglia, Academic Member, ATINER & Assistant Professor of Demography, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy.