Ph.D., MPH, M.A.
Current job title:
Professor in School Psychology
University of Thessaly
I am teaching at the Department of Pre-school Education, University of Thessaly. My field of specialization is School Psychology and Counselling Psychology. My research interests include self-concept/self-esteem, body image/body esteem, possible selves, children’s understanding of death and various aspects of achievement motivation. I have participated and coordinated several research projects in relation to self-concept, possible selves, achievement goal orientations, academic self-handicapping.
Reason for joining:
To broaden the spectrum of research concerning the examination of gender-specific normative developmental processes in body image / body esteem in ethnically diverse samples.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action:
The relationships of cognitive and personality variables such as perfectionism, fear of negative evaluation and global contingent self-esteem to body image / body esteem and the impact of these relationships on the psychological functioning and social well-being.
COST Actions Outcomes:
Link to institution: http://www.uth.gr