Ritsa Ventouratos-Fotinatos


BA, MA, University of Liverpool; PhD, University of Manchester

Ritsa Ventouratos-Fotinatos is Professor of Psychology, in Organizational & Social Psychology at The American College of Greece. She lectures in these specific domains as well as teaching modules in Diversity & Social Interaction, and Stress & Coping. In 2006-2009, she was the Head of the Psychology Undergraduate Program.

Her research interests lies in the areas of stress in the workplace in relation to Mental Capital and wellbeing, focusing primarily on gender, diversity and social issues. Her research is frequently presented at conferences and congresses internationally. She currently serves as Chair, for the British Psychological Society (BPS)(DOP) International Working Group. In 2015, she wrote and published an International Book with her co-author, Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper (CBE) entitled ‘The Economic Crisis and Occupational Stress’ (Edward Elgar Publishers), which was subsequently released in the Americas in 2016.

In 2019, she published a book chapter entitled “The Psychological and Social Implications of the Gender Wage Gap” edited by Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper and Colleagues.