Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences – Faculty of Social Sciences and Psychology

About the BCNet partner institution

The Panteios School of Political Sciences, forerunner of the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences of Athens, was founded in 1927, initially for the education and specialisation of civil servants. In 1989, the School became university expanding into two research institutes and nine departments, whereby the Sociology Department has been one of them. In 2013 the University has been restructured into four faculties. It has approximately 15,000 (under)graduate and 1,500 postgraduate students, 250 members of teaching staff and 115 persons as administration personnel.

About the BCNet Member

Effi Lambropoulou is Professor of Criminology at the Sociology Departmant of Panteion University in Athens, Greece. She earned her PhD degree at the University of Bielefeld and University of Freiburg i.Br. Germany. She has been a visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge and at the MPI. Her main research, publications and courses cover social control, corrections, policepolicing, sociology of criminal law, corruption, illegal markets, and epistemological issues of criminology. She is a member of various ad hoc reform-committees at the Ministries of Justice and Public Order and reviewer of European and international journals