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Sophia Zevgoli, PhD

Assistant Professor at Modern Greek Language and Linguistics, Deree - The American College of Greece



University of Cambridge
Ph.D. Linguistics

University of Cambridge
MPhil. English and Applied Linguistics

University of Athens
M.A. Teaching Modern Greek as a Second/Foreign Language

University of Athens
B.A. Classics

Assistant Professor at Deree-The American College of Greece, Sophia Zevgoli is a linguist specializing in syntax with research interests in second/foreign language teaching and learning, syntax and semantics, vocabulary, and adult education. She has published and delivered papers at national and international conferences and workshops in these areas.

Sophia Zevgoli earned her BA in Classics and MA in Teaching of Modern Greek as a Second/Foreign Language from the University of Athens, and her MPhil and Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Cambridge. She has been a member of the Department of English and Modern Languages faculty since 2007. She has taught courses in linguistics, academic writing, English for academic purposes and Modern Greek as a second language. She additionally taught seminars on teaching and learning foreign languages in the Graduate Program of the Department of Primary Education, University of Athens. Furthermore, she delivered seminars on professional communication for the ACG School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Institute of Education, National Centre for Public Administration and Self-Governance.

In her capacity as a Scientific Associate of the General Secretariat for Adult Education, Ministry of National Education, she was responsible for designing and implementing EU-funded language programs. She also worked as an Education Counselor of the Institute for Continuing Adult Education, Ministry of Education, where she organized adult education courses.

After having served as Director of the Language and Culture Programs and the International Honors Program for a number of years, she is currently Assistant Director of the Institute for Hellenic Culture and the Liberal Arts (IHCLA).