Professor in the Department of Social Policy at Panteion University

Georgia Petraki

Georgia Petraki studied Business Administration in Athens (ASOEE), and Social Sciences in Paris, at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes En Sciences Sociales, with a scholarship from the French state. She was awarded a PhD in Sociology from the University of Paris 7. She did her PhD on the formation of the working class in Lavrio. She deals with issues related to the organization of work and social stratification. In recent years she has been studying through her research the new working model, the class reconstructions that are taking shape in modern capitalism as well as the new forms of protest and conflict. Since 2015, she has been the director of the Gender Studies Laboratory of Panteion University and is involved in research on violence against women and women's struggles for emancipation and equality. She is a member of the Secretariat for Gender Equality in the Municipality of Agios Dimitrios. In addition, she has published 5 books and many articles, while in recent years, she conducts field research on the effects of the crisis on Greek households and participates in international research networks. She has a 29-year-old daughter.