Sophia Giovanoglou

Sophia Giovanoglou holds a:

  • B.A. in Law from the Law School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
  • B.A. in Pedagogical Studies from the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education (ASPETE) of Thessaloniki.
  • M.A. in Equality Studies from National University of Ireland (University College Dublin).
  • Ph.D. in “Institutional Problems of Social Reintegration of Ex-Offenders” from the Law School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Professional Profile 

  • She is a teacher, working at Greek public secondary schools since 1991.
  • She worked from 2010 to 2011 as a lecturer under the Presidential Decree nr. 407/1980 in the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
  • She worked as a Scientific Consultant from 2015 to 2018 at the Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights (General Secretariat for Crime Policy).
  • She is currently attached to the Institute of Educational Policy as a Consultant in the field of Social Sciences.

Publications & Projects

She has published:

  • “Institutional Problems of Social Reintegration of Ex-Offenders” in 2006 (Sakkoulas Publications).

She has edited:

  • “Juveniles as Victims, Juveniles as Offenders and Detainees” in 2010 (Nomiki Vivliothiki Publications).
  • Publications of the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights (National Printing Office) since 2016 (i.e. “Prisoner’s A-Z” in Greek, English and Albanian, “Art and Prison”, “Suicide in Prison: How Can I Prevent It?”, “We’ll meet in a dream” etc.).

Her research interests focus on:

  • Criminology and Penology, Restorative Justice and restorative justice processes (mediation, family group conferences etc.), juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice systems, etc.

Other:

  • She has translated in Greek the book “Overcoming life’s disappointments. Learning from Moses how to cope with frustration” by Harold S. Kushner in 2010 (“logeion” Publications).
  • Her first poetry collection “Nocturnal Botany or Flora Nocturna” was published in 2016 by Gavrielides Publications.
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