Georgios PapageorgiouTourism, Hospitality and Sports
BA Tourism Business Administration, Technological Educational Institute of Athens; MSc and PhD Tourism Policy and Management, University of Birmingham
Dr. Papageorgiou is an Associate Professor in the department of Tourism, Hospitality and Sport, and lectures in the areas of tourism and hospitality management. After heading the department for 8 years, Dr. Papageorgiou is currently the Director of the International Honors Program. Before joining Deree, Dr. Papageorgiou was a Lecturer in Tourism at the University of Surrey, and the Academic Dean of Alpine Center in Greece. He also holds postgraduate and professional qualifications in Academic Practice (University of Surrey), Critical Thinking and Critical Reading (Universidad del Sagrado Coraçon, Puerto Rico), Digital Marketing (Alba Graduate Business School), and Transformational Coaching (Animas Centre for Coaching, UK). Dr. Papageorgiou has published in refereed journals and edited books, and is the co-editor of the volume ‘Lifelong Learning for Tourism: Concepts, Policy and Implementation’, published by Routledge. His experience focuses on academic quality assurance in the areas of tourism and hospitality, and his research interests include destination management and marketing, tourism education, and the relationship between tourism and popular culture – in particular literature and music. Dr. Papageorgiou also serves as the advisor to the Deree Music Club.