Dr Eleni Vazakidou
Κολέγιο CITY College
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Dr Eleni Vazakidou

part-time Lecturer, FHEA

Academic Position

part- time Lecturer, FHEA

Academic Qualifications

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic and Professional Practice, University of Leicester, UK

PhD in Criminology, School of Criminology, University of Leicester, UK

MSc in Clinical Criminology, School of Criminology, University of Leicester, UK

BA in Law, School of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Email evazakidou@york.citycollege.eu

Dr Vazakidou completed her PhD in Criminology on the impact of burglary victims' expectations about forensic science on their satisfaction with the police and crime scene investigation, using a mixed method approach. She was a awarded with a full time PhD studentship by University of Leicester. She had been working as a Teaching Fellow in University of Leicester, teaching modules related to Research Methods, Forensic Psychology and Forensic Science applied in the Criminal Justice System for three years and joined the City College in 2021. She teaches Research Methods and Social Psychology to BA level students in the English Studies Department and Psychology Department respectively and Reseach Methods at a postgradute level in the Psychology Department. Dr. Vazakidou is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.




  • Social Psychology (Psychology Department)
  • Introduction to Research Practice (English Studies Department)


Postgraduate Programmes

  • Introduction to Research in Counselling Psychology
  • Inroduction to Research Methods in Neuropsychology

Research Interests

  • The CSI Effect impact on jury decision making and victim satisfaction
  • Experts' decision making and use of testimonies at courts
  • The application of Forensic Science in the Criminal Justice System
  • Issues related to Forensic Psychology (e.g. offender profiling, eyewitness memory, false confessions)
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