Liza Tsaliki

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Education

  • July 1997: D. Phil in Media Studies, Sussex University (awarded)
  • September 1991: M.A. in Regional and Urban Studies, Sussex University
  • September 1990: Post-graduate course in Regional Development Institute, Panteion University, Athens
  • June 1987: B.A. Hons in Political Science, Department of Political Science and Administrative Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. 

Current and recent academic positions

  • 2016 – to date, Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies, School of Economics and Political Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2011 – 2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Media Studies, School of Economics and Political Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2006 – 2011 Lecturer, Department of Communication and Media Studies, School of Economics and Political Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • [Nov 2002 – March 2006 Away from academia, working at the Hellenic Culture Organization (Cultural Olympiad) as Head of the Department of International Collaborations.]
  • Jan 2000 – Jan 2002 Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Department of Communications at the Radboud University
  • Jan 1996 – end Dec 1999 Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies (Senior Lecturer from June 1999) at the University of Sunderland

Academic awards and honours

  • Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Education and Arts, Edith Cowan University, Australia, July-August 2014
  • Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE, media@LSE, 2011-2014, EUKIDS ONLINE III; Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE, media@LSE, 2009-2011, EUKIDS ONLINE II; Visiting Research Associate at the LSE, media@LSE, December 2006-December2009
  • Canadian Studies Faculty Enrichment Programme, scholarship awarded by the Canadian Government, July-August 2007; the scholarship was highly competitive, with only six positions on offer to cover for the entire Eastern Mediterranean Basin.
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Volos (January 2003-January 2004)- Greek State Scholarship Foundation.
  • Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellowship at the Department of Communications at the Radboud University (January 2000 until January 2002).
  • Both my MA and D.Phil degrees have also been funded by a scholarship from the Greek State Scholarship Foundation

Identifiable benefits outside of academia

  • Member of an External Expert Group for a rapid literature review compiled by Dr Fiona McQueen at Edinburgh Napier University on behalf of the Scottish government (April-July 2018). The review would provide an evidence base for sexual health education of secondary age pupils.
  • I served as a Gaming Commissioner between December 2011- March 2015, at the independent Hellenic Gaming Commission, on account of my expertise with young audiences.
  • I sit at the National Advisory Board for a Safer Internet since 2006.
  • I was a member of the scientific committee for the ‘Protection of Minors in the Digital Era’ Conference, organized by the General Secretariat for Information, 14-15 April 2014 http://www.amna.gr/home/videos/207620/I-Prostasia-ton-anilikon-stin-Psifiaki-epochi-13