Professor Eleni Papadopoulou

Eleni Papadopoulou is a graduate of the Agricultural Economics School, with basic studies in Agricultural Economics, postgraduate studies in Agricultural Economics and Management (UK) and PhD research in the Common Agricultural Policy. She has been a visiting researcher at Queen Elizabeth House – Oxford International Decentrment Center and Newcastle University, UK. Since 2008 she is a guest professor at the Department of Planning and Development of the Polytechnic School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Today she serves the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki as President of the Department of Spatial Planning and Development.

Her research interests in the field of Agricultural Policy and International Trade in Agricultural Products focus on the Common Agricultural Policy and recently on the European Union’s Rural Development Policy. She has taught courses for many years at universities and TEIs in the country and she has been a contributor to a large number of special sessions, seminars and invited workshops on her research field.

She has published in Greek and English language, in reputable journals and conferences of the sector in Greece and abroad and has participated in research projects of public, private and European institutions. She is a member of the European Research Network on Rural Development Policy.

Some academic publications –indicative of her research work- include the following:

  • Papadopoulou E., Obaidou A., Ladias Ch., Hassanaga N., “Spatial Dimensions of the Characteristics of Farmers and Agricultural Activity. Problems and Prospects “, Regional Science, 3 (1): 75-85.
  • Papadopoulou E., Ladias C., Hasanagas N., Zafiri N., Diamantopoulos A., Zacharopoulou A., Stogianni A. (2012). Quarry Disturbance & Restoration Scenarios: The Prosotsani (Greece) Quarry Case, University “1 Decembrie 1918” of Alba Iulia GeoCAD 2012
  • Ladias C., Hasanagas N., Papadopoulou E. (2011). Conceptualising ‘macroregions’: Viewpoints and tools beyond NUTS classification, Studies in Agricultural Economics 113 (2011) 138-144

Academic Profile by:

Antonia Obaidou

Book Review Editor, Public Relations, RSI Journal