Thomais Kavvoura is a PhD candidate at the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. The research interest focuses on Gender Studies and specifically the PhD Thesis is entitled “Economic violence against women: an invisible form of domestic violence”, supervised by Associate Professor Maria Stratigaki.
She has Master's degree in “Social Policy: Methods and Applications” in the field of Social Protection and Social Cohesion, Department of Social Policy, Panteion University. In January 2019 she supported the Diploma Thesis “Domestic violence against women in Greece’s financial crisis: policies to deal with that”, under the supervision of Associate Professor Maria Stratigaki. She has Bachelor’s Degree from the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University and supported the thesis “Comparing data from different sources: The case of employment status” supervised by Professor Catherine Michalopoulou.
She has participated in the 3rd cycle of seminars (2018-2019) of the Greek Policy Laboratory/ Gender & Democracy Study Group of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UOA), “Gender, Sexuality, Science, Power & Control Society” and presented the paper Women receiving widowhood pensions, a “vulnerable group” (March 2019).
She has worked as a research interviewer in the Pilot Homeless Count on the road and in support structures of the Municipality of Athens (May 2018) and as external collaborator of the National Center of Social Research (EKKE) in the project “Social representations, beliefs and stereotypes of domestic violence against women in Greece today”. Currently she works as Project Coordinator in the project “ProGender: a Digital program Hub on Gender, the Covid-19 Crisis and its Aftermath” which is funded by the EEA Grants and is implemented by the Centre for Gender Studies of the Department of Social Policy.