Georgia Giannakopoulou


BA, Sociology, Deree – The American College of Greece; MPhil, Sociology, University of Glasgow; PhD Sociology University of Glasgow; Post-Doctorate Research, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences.

Dr. Giannakopoulou joined the International Honors Program in 2015 and the Sociology Department in 2019. She teaches courses in both departments, including introductory sociology, sociology of architecture, courses on urban imaginaries/representations, political satire, and research.

Dr. Giannakopoulou specializes in classical and critical social and sociological theory. She has translated works by Pyotr Kropotkin and Noam Chomsky and has published a number of articles in international and Greek academic journals. She holds the David Frisby Athens archive and is the editor of three books on David Frisby’s social theory. Her latest publications include The Detective of Modernity – Essays on the Work of David Frisby (co-ed with Professor Graeme Gilloch), published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis. Her research interests include the critiques of modern historiographies with emphasis on Athens and the sociological study of architecture.

She serves as the ACG Liaison with the Global Liberal Arts Alliance and as the Honors Thesis Coordinator