Social Sciences Division (SSRD)

Social Sciences Division (SSD)


  • Director: Dr. Philip G. Cerny, Professor Emeritus, University of Manchester (UK) and Rutgers University (USA).
  • Executive Division Assistant: Ms. Eirini Lentzou (cv), BA (Economics University) (contact)

Academic Members of the Social Sciences Division, please click here.


The SSD consists of the following units:

  • Anthropology & Demography Unit (Head: Dr. Barbara Zagaglia, Associate Professor, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy.)
  • Mass Media & Communication Unit (Head: Dr. John Pavlik, Professor, Rutgers University, USA.)
  • Psychology Unit (Head: Dr. Thanos Patelis, Director of Test Development and Assessment, Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth & Psychometrician, Achievement and Assessment Institute, University of Kansas, USA.)
  • Politics & International Affairs Unit (Head: Dr. Kenneth Christie, Professor, Royal Roads University, Canada. / Deputy Head: Dr. Orna Almog, Senior Lecturer (Retired), Kingston University, UK.)
  • Sociology Unit (Head: Dr. Domenico Maddaloni, Professor, University of Salerno, Italy – Deputy Head: Dr. George S. Tsagaris, Associate Professor, Cleveland State University, USA.)
  • Sports Unit (Head: Dr. Maria Kosma, Associate Professor, Louisiana State University, USA.)
  • Tourism, Leisure & Recreation Unit (Head: Dr. Valia Kasimati, Researcher, Department of Economic Analysis & Research, Central Bank of Greece, Greece.)

Conferences Organized by the Social Sciences Division (SSD):


Academic Journals Sponsored by the Social Sciences Division (SSD):