Gerasimos Chatzidamianos


BSc Honors Psychology, University of Essex, U.K, MPhil Experimental Psychology University of Cambridge, U.K, PhD Experimental Psychology University of Cambridge, U.K.

Through his over 20 years of work experience in different countries, various educational settings (private and public), and age groups, Dr. Gerasimos Chatzidamianos’ career trajectory has taken him to senior academic posts in Psychology, educational leadership, clinical supervision and practice, and international consulting. His research interests range from theoretical neuropsycholinguistics to research on communication in clinical practice, with application to human communication in mental health and Deafness, psychotic disorders with specialization in schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, for which he has held numerous grants. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical experimental psycholinguistics from the Department of Experimental Psychology at the University of Cambridge, U.K., where he explored, for the first time worldwide, specific psycholinguistic structures of language in Deaf patients with schizophrenia.

Dr. Chatzidamianos was the First Milo Douglas Memorial Fellow and a Public Engagement Ambassador for the U.K. National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement in Research. His research has been published in various international peer-reviewed scientific journals, including The Psychological Assessment, BMC Psychiatry, Patient Education and Counselling, and Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. He is the author of 3 book chapters, and 2 editorials, while the results of his research have been presented in international scientific conferences.

A Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK – AdvancedHE), Dr Chatzidamianos is passionate about innovation and creativity in education as a means to foster student agency, employability with a global mindset, ethical citizenship in a digital world (including AI), diversity, and inclusivity. He has extensive expertise in unit leadership, curricula and material development; moderation; development of formative & summative assessments and feedback; participating in quality assurance exercises & accreditation; and development of program specifications and student handbooks. He has led various subjects in both undergraduate and graduate psychology programs. He is currently the Scientific Advisor of the National Institute for the Deaf, Greece.