Vasiliki Kanta

Vasiliki Kanta 

  • graduated from the Department of English Language and Literature in Athens.
  • She was awarded her M. Phil in Women’s Studies from the University of Dublin, Trinity College. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Ioannina.
  • The title of her PH.D thesis is: “Gendered interaction in primary schools: a field research in schools of Corinth”.

Professional Profile

Since 2005 she has taught English at primary schools in the municipalities of Crete, Arcadia, Corinth and Athens. In 2009 she joined the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of the Peloponnese as a teacher of English. In addition to holding formal educational credentials, she also has extensive professional experience in research programs as a teacher trainer on gender issues for the Research Centre for Gender Equality, including the designing of questionnaires and educational material for the trainees. In 2016 she joined the Projects and Actions Department of the Institute of Educational Policy (IEP) and monitors the progress of all European projects of IEP. She is also a member of the Foreign Languages Subdivision.

Publications & Projects

Her research interests focus on women’s writing, sociology and education, multiculturalism and cultural diversity. She has participated in a number of conferences and her publications include articles in journals.