Short biographical note
Evangelia Psychogiopoulou is Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese. She studied law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has obtained a DEA in European Law from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a Doctorate in Law (PhD) from the European University Institute.
She has taught at the Hellenic Open University, Maastricht University and Salzburg University. She is a lawyer and senior research fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy. She has worked at the Academy of European Law (Florence, Italy), the Directorate General Education, Youth, Sports and Culture of the European Commission and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.
Her main areas of research are: EU law and governance, EU cultural policy, EU digital policies, EU fundamental rights and judicial dialogue in Europe. She has conducted research for the EU institutions and she has participated in several collaborative research projects funded by the EU and international organisations. In 2014-2016, she was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Department of International and European Law, Maastricht University. She has been national expert for the Media Pluralism Monitor (2014-2021) and member of the European Expert Network on Culture and the Audiovisual (2015-2020). From April 2010 to March 2013, she was the coordinator of MEDIADEM, an EU FP7-funded research project on free and independent media in Europe.
Her articles have appeared, amongst others, in: European Law Review, Legal Issues of Economic Integration, European Law Journal, Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, European Papers, German Law Journal, Journal of Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce Law, European Human Rights Law Review, International Journal of Communication and International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. She is the author of The integration of cultural considerations in EU law and policies (2008, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers).
She has also edited/co-edited the following books: Social media, fundamental rights and courts: A European perspective (2023, Routledge, with Federica Casarosa), Digital media governance and supranational courts: Selected issues and insights from the European judiciary (2022, Edward Elgar Publishing, with Susana de la Sierra), Courts, privacy and data protection in the digital environment (2017, Edward Elgar Publishing, with Maja Brkan), Cultural governance and the European Union: Protecting and promoting cultural diversity in Europe (2015, Palgrave Macmillan), Media policies revisited: The challenge for media freedom and independence (2014, Palgrave Macmillan), Understanding media policies: A European perspective (2012, Palgrave Macmillan) and The European Court of Human Rights and the rights of marginalised individuals and minorities in national context (2010, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Brill, with Dia Anagnostou).