Anastasia Misseyanni

Science and Mathematics

Ptychion in Chemistry, University of Athens; DEA in Biochemistry, University of Paris 7; PhD in Biochemistry, University of Marburg

Anastasia Misseyanni is Professor of Environmental Studies at Deree – The American College of Greece. In her long career in teaching, she has developed and taught many undergraduate natural science and environmental studies courses with emphasis on chemistry, biological chemistry, environmental science, ecology, water resources and methods in environmental analysis. Her present research interests center around education for the environment and sustainability, Mediterranean biodiversity, forest fires and ecosystem services, environmental health issues, active and experiential learning, and innovative teaching and learning strategies in STEM disciplines.
In the early years of her career, she conducted research on protein-DNA interactions, hormone-regulated and tissue-specific gene expression. She contributed significantly to the development of the Deree-ACG Environmental Studies (2010) and Biomedical Sciences (2019) undergraduate programs. She served as program coordinator for Environmental Studies in the period 2010-2020 and as Head of the Department of Science and Mathematics from 2014 to 2020. She has also served as advisor to the Deree Environmental Studies Society and has contributed to efforts and initiatives to promote sustainability at ACG. She is actively engaged in international environmental education networks and serves as member of the management board of the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.