ACG 150

Dr. Christina Marouli

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Department of Science and Mathematics, Founder and ex-Director, Center of Excellence for Sustainability



University of California, Santa Cruz
PhD, Sociology

Tufts University
MA, Urban and Environmental Policy

Brandeis University
BA, Biochemistry

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.