Stergios Pardalis


BA, Social Policy and Social Anthropology, Panteion University; MA, PhD, Socio-cultural Anthropology, Durham University

Dr. Pardalis has been a member of the Department of Sociology since 2016. He has taught courses in the area of Socio-cultural Anthropology. His current teaching involves courses as Introduction to Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Ethnicity and Identity, Religion in the Mediterranean, Greek Folklore and Ethnography.

His research interests include cross-cultural studies in the Mediterranean, European politics, identity building processes, religion, human rights, development, and sustainability. From 2018, he combines teaching at the University of Thessaly with anthropological research on biodiversity in the wider area of Volos and in cooperation with Biologists.

He has been trained in lifelong learning teaching methods at Durham University (UK), and KEMEA (GR). He has worked for the Ministry of Education in the selection of teaching staff for the Second Chance Schools.