Faculty Bios

Dr. iur. Matilda Chatzipanagiotou, LL.M. – Service Learning, Human Rights and Sustainable

PhD, Faculty of Law, Humboldt University in Berlin; LL.M., School of Law, New York University; Ptychion, Athens Law School, National Kapodistrian University of Athens

Matilda Chatzipanagiotou is a constitutional and human rights lawyer and researcher with extensive experience in interdisciplinary projects, human rights education and service learning program development in higher education. She was a Research Fellow and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Scholar at the Humboldt University Graduiertenkolleg “Multilevel Constitutionalism: European Experiences and Global Perspectives” in Berlin (2009-2012). Her doctoral thesis, summa cum laude, is an interdisciplinary approach to the practice of the law of human dignity in constitutional jurisprudence. She received her LL.M. in 2009 from New York University, on Fulbright and Alexander S. Onassis Scholarships and a Mitsotakis Foundation grant, and represented the NYU Graduate Law School Class of 2009 as the Convocation Speaker in Madison Square Garden in May 2009. She graduated from Athens Law School as Papadakis Bequest Scholar in 2008, and from Athens College, Hellenic American Educational Foundation in 2003.  Matilda Chatzipanagiotou joined The American College of Greece in 2013. She currently serves as Consultant on Service Learning, Human Rights, Cultural Immersion and Student Life. She completed her tenure as the Dean of Students at Deree-ACG in July 2018. Since 2014 she was a part-time faculty member in the School of Business at Deree-ACG, teaching Business Legal Issues. Since 2016, she is Head Researcher in the EU-funded research project Counter-Islamophobia Kit led by the University of Leeds as the scientific partner in Greece, in collaboration with Alba Graduate Business School-ACG.