Georgia Lagoumitzi


BA, Sociology, Deree College – The American College of Greece; BA, Sociology, Panteion University; Ptychion, Sociology, MPhil, Sociology, Oxford University (St. Antony’s College)

Georgia Lagoumitzi has been a member of the Department of Sociology since 1988. She has taught various courses in the area of sociology. Her current teaching interests involve such courses as Sociology of Globalization, Collective Action and Social Movements, Modern Greek Society and Culture. She has supervised Senior Year Thesis students (2010-) and was advisor to the Sociology Society.

Her research interests include modern Greek diasporas with an emphasis on Pontic Greeks, collective memory and trauma, sociological theory with an emphasis on Mannheim’s theory of generations. She is co-author (with Spyros Gangas) of Sociology in Greece: Its History and Development (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) and author of chapters in the books Agency and Immigration Policy (S. Magliveras, ed., 2020). Defining and Re-Defining Diaspora: From Theory to Reality (ed. M. David & J. Muñoz-Basols, 2011), Max Weber: Interpretative Texts (N. Tatsis ed., Odysseas 1998-in Greek). She has presented papers at Conferences organized by the Hellenic Sociological Society, the European Sociological Association and the Migration Conference.