Nikoletta Tsitsanoudis-Mallidis (Ph.D.) was born in 1966 in Larissa and is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Greek Language at the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Ioannina in Greece. She has taught language, mass media and journalistic discourse in several Greek universities. More than 70 issues and papers of her have been published in refereed journals and conference proceedings in Greece, Europe and United States. She is the author of 12 scientific
and literary books. Recent scientific books of her are used as textbooks in University departments of Ioannina, Athens and Thessaly. She is associate editor of international linguistic journal in USA and reviewer in several international journals. She has been till now academic coordinator of three major programs of Greek Language teaching in the International Cultural Center “Stavros Niarchos” in Ioannina. She is awarded by the International Union of Writers and Artists, municipalities, humanitarian and cultural associations. Besides, she is the resipient of the 2013 “Untested Ideas Outstanding Research Scholar Award” and “Untested Ideas Outstanding Journal Reviewer Award”.
She excelled after evaluation as “2014 Ioannina Fellow” in the Harvard-Olympia Program - Comparative Cultures Seminar, Center for Hellenic Studies of Harvard University. President of Global Academic Affairs of Euro – American Women’s Council (EAWC). She is the Academic Director of the 3 Summer Universities “Greek Language, Civilization and Media”. The last one this year was held under the auspices of His Excellency, The President of Hellenic Democracy Prokopios Pavlopoulos. She has worked for many years as a journalist for major newspapers in Greece and managed regional television and radio media. She is an active member of Association of European Journalists (AEJ). She is married with Mr. George Mallidis and have two children.