Ritsa Ventouratos-Fotinatos


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

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

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 both 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 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 & Social Implications of the Gender Wage Gap”, in, “Women, Business and Leadership”  (Edward Elgar) edited by Professor Sir Cary Cooper (CBE)., Antoniou, and Gattrell.