Professor of History of Modern Greek Theatre at the Faculty of Theatre Studies of the University of Athens.

Born in Athens in 1952, she graduated from the Franco-Hellenic College “Saint-Joseph” (1970). She studied French and Greek Literature, graduated from the Faculty of French Language and Literature (1974) and the Faculty of Philology, Department of Byzantine and Neohellenic Studies (1976) of the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens. Graduated also from the Department of Library Science of the Technological Educational Institute of Athens (1984), she has attended postgraduate courses on Documentation and Information Studies at the Department Infodoc of Libre University of Brussels (ULB) (1990 – 1991). In 1991 she was nominated Doctor of Philosophy with honors at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Athens for her PhD thesis titled “The History of the Greek Theatre in Constantinople during the 19th century”.
Her scientific interests focus mainly on the:
• History of Modern Greek Theatre in the 19th and the 20th centuries
• Greek Theatre in Constantinople and Asia Minor in the 19th and 20th centuries
• Theatre of Greek Diaspora
• Modern Greek Actors: History and biography
• Greek Comedy of the 19th century
• Specific topics on theatrical bibliography and documentation
As academic member of the Faculty of Theatre Studies since 1995, she has offered many courses both in undergraduate and postgraduate levels and was and still is supervisor of a great number of graduate and postgraduate dissertations and theses, including PhD, at the Universities of Athens, Crete, Cyprus, Peloponnese, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences and Harokopion University of Athens. She also teaches, as tutor professor, Modern Greek theatre in the program “Studies on Greek Civilization” of Hellenic Open University (2012–2013, 2013–2014).
She has participated in several conferences and she gave many lectures in Scientific and Cultural Societies.
She has authored 13 books including monographs and edited volumes (as a sole author or/and main editor). Moreover, more than 60 articles and studies of hers are published in scientific journals, collective volumes and conference proceedings. She has also supervised five publications of the Department of Theatre Studies of the University of Peloponnese, during the period 2006 – 2009.
She has been member of the Academic Board of Directors of the University of Peloponnese (2004-2009), member of the Administrative Board of the National Audiovisual Archives (2005-2010), Vice President of the Faculty of Theatre Studies of the University of Athens (2011-2013). She has also participated as president or member at several Committees of the Greek Ministry of Education and as a member of the Supervisory Council of the Central Library of the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens up to the present.