Chryssa Zachou


BA, Deree – The American College of Greece; Ptychion Panteion University (Sociology); MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science (Sociology); PhD, University of Essex

Chryssa Zachou has been a member of the Deree Sociology Department since 1988. She teaches modules on migration, consumer society, media, gender, religion and qualitative research methods. Beyond her current position at Deree, Dr Zachou has also taught a number of graduate and undergraduate courses at the University of Athens, the University of Piraeus and the Hellenic Open University. She has conducted research on issues that reflect her scholarly interests on migration, social movements and civil society organizations, gender, religion and the media. Dr Zachou has published a book in Greek, book chapters, journal articles and reviews in Greek and English and has presented papers in many scientific conferences held abroad. She is an active member of the International Sociological Association and currently serves at the executive board of the Hellenic Sociological Society and a member of the editorial board of the Greek Sociological Review.