Melenia Arouh


BA, Philosophy, Deree-The American College of Greece;
MA, Film Studies, University of Southampton, UK;
PhD, Aesthetics and Cinema, University of Southampton, UK


Melenia Arouh joined Deree in 2005, teaching courses in the Communication and Philosophy departments. Her current teaching includes such courses as Introduction to Film & Television Studies, Film Analysis, Screenwriting, Aesthetics, and Philosophy and Cinema. Her publication and research interests are in the areas of aesthetics, film and television theory, the philosophical study of cinema, and art criticism. She has worked in the past as a freelance journalist for a number of Greek magazines and newspapers, including Cogito and Eleftherotypia. At DEREE she serves as the advisor to the Film Club, which organizes the annual Deree student film festival. Currently she also serves at the International Honors Program advisory committee, and The ACG Review editorial board.