Maria Dogia studied Sociology at the University of Crete (2003). She has completed postgraduate studies in Political Science and Sociology at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (2005), in Education and Training Sciences with specialization in Education and Human Rights at the Department of Early Childhood Education at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in collaboration with the Institute of Education of the University of London (2009) and in Analysis and Implementation of Social Policy with specialization in Social Policy Analysis at the Department of Social Policy at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (2020). For the academic year 2012-2013, she received a pre-doctoral scholarship from the swiss federal state and conducted research at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Basel on “Greek-language Schools in Switzerland: Institutional Objectives and Their Practical Implications in Times of Serious Change”. She worked as a researcher at the private sector and since 2009 she has been working as a Sociologist in Secondary Education. She has also participated as a researcher in the European research project “Combating HOMophoBic And Transphobic bullying in Schools in Greece, Cyprus and Lithuania – Hombat” implemented in Greece by KMOP (2018). She is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Social Policy and her thesis concerns Roma social inclusion at the local level. Her main area of interest focuses on issues of social policy and social inclusion, and education and human rights.
Social Policy and Social Inclusion