Fani Galatsopoulou, is tenured Senior Teaching Fellow and Instructor (School of Journalism & Mass Communications, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) – Greece). She holds a BA in German Language and Philology, MA in the Science of Language and Communication and a PhD in Educational Technology and Lifelong Continuing Education (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki). Her main research interests lie in the fields of Experiential Education, Teaching Methodologies for Adult Professional Training, Education in Media, Travel and Tourism and Travel Journalism. She is teaching graduate and postgraduate courses and develops educational material for e-learning courses, open courses and seminars. She is a certified trainer for adult education and has participated in several research projects, collaborations and conferences about media literacy, Tourism and Communication and lifelong continuing training in Travel and Tourism.
Clio Kenterelidou is tenured Senior Teaching Fellow and Instructor (School of Journalism & Mass Communications, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) – Greece). She is an Economist (BA: AUTh) and Communications Specialist (M.A.: Leeds University, PhD: AUTh). Her areas of special interest include Public and Political Communication, Communications Strategy, Public Relations, Participation and Development Relations. Dr Kenterelidou has produced various research papers in journals and refereed conference proceedings, authored chapters in books and edited collections, co-edited one collective volume and developed open online courses. She has participated in several international scientific conferences, meetings, collaborations and research programmes in the field of Communication, Journalism and the Media. Moreover, she is an editorial member and serves as a blind peer reviewer at scientific journals and conferences. Besides her 8 years professional experience in the field of public and political communication (Head of Communications; Freelance Journalist), Dr Kenterelidou is also professionally involved in adult education and training (strategic institutions for executives of public administration and local self-government), and in election observation (EU, UN, OSCE/ODIHR), as an accredited and certified expert. Further, she is an Expert of the European Commissions Directorate General for Research and Innovation (REA), and of the Education, Audiovisual, and Cultural Executive Agency (EACEA).