Born and raised in Athens, Gelly Konstantinidi is a PhD student in Social Psychology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is currently doing research on political radicalisation and the acceptance and rejection of political violence. Her MSc degree was in Social Psychology of Conflicts at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences and she is also working as a lecturer in Psychology, Sociology and Applied Statistics in Social Research at City Unity College in Athens. Gelly has previously done research on minority influence, refugees’ and LGBTQ issues, corruption, radicalization and Muslim identity. She has worked on site with refugee students and their parents in cooperation with UNICEF and the British Council Greece and has always been keen on addressing all sorts of social inequalities both academically and practically.
Updated May 2019