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University of California, Santa Cruz
MA, Urban and Environmental Policy
Dr. Christina Marouli is teaching at the Environmental Studies B.Sc. program of DEREE – the American College of Greece, where she also founded and directed (for 7 years) the Center of Excellence for Sustainability. In addition, she has extensive experience as a consultant and a freelance researcher on environmental and occupational safety health issues in the private sector, as well as an expert on EU-funded environmental projects (under LIFE or Urban Innovative Action initiatives). She has worked with NGOs focusing on women’s and children’s issues (i.e. Director of Save the Children, Greece; responsible for developing education programs at the YWCA, Greece), while she was a co-founder of the Emergency Research Center (NGO).
She has studied biochemistry (B.A.), Urban and environmental policy (M.A.) and sociology (PhD) in the United States, with a specialization in the urban environment, health and social inequalities. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright award during which did research on multicultural environmental education programs in collaboration with a Turkish professor from Bogazici University. Her research interests include sustainable – liveable – smart cities, food waste, Education for Sustainability and social change, and environmental health/wellness.