Katerina is a PhD candidate at Aix-Marseille University (France) working on RJ from a legal perspective (she presented her topic in the competition “Ma Thèse en 180 sec”. She has studied Law at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and she holds a Master’s degree on Criminal Sciences from the Aix-Marseille University. In 2018 she was awarded a scholarship for a study visit in LaSalle University (Canoas, Brazil) from the French Ambassador in Brazil.
She is a teaching assistant at the Law faculty of the Institute d’Études Francophones (Id’EF) in Athens, in partnership with the University Paris 13. For the period 2019-2021 she collaborates with the Law Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) as a researcher for the RE-JUSTICE, a European project promoting and developing skills and attitudes on RJ amongst the judges and public prosecutors. Since 2019 she collaborates with the French Federation “Citoyen et Justice” as a trainer on RJ.
During 2017-2018 she was a Board member of the French Association “Genepi” that works on prison issues and she was giving workshops on Theater in the Prison of Marseille. She is a European Forum for Restorative Justice (EFRJ) member since 2015 and a Board member since 2018. She is also member of the Greek Center for the Study of Crime (CSC) and of the editorial committee of the Greek journal “CrimeTimes”. She has been the author of several scientific and other texts published in English, French and Greek language.