Greece-Aikaterini-GariAikaterini D. Gari
University of Athens
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Aikaterini Gari is Associate Professor of Social Psychology at the Department of Psychology, School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her main interests include attitudes and values, community well-being, socio-psychological dimensions of contemporary families and the Greek dual-career family, and social psychology of education issues such as the socio-psychological characteristics of children and adolescents with high abilities, identification processes, the school community members attitudes towards the gifted and talented and attitudes towards the gifted with learning difficulties.

She has coordinated, as programme director, many research projects financed by the University of Athens (1997-2009) and participated in various projects financed by the Greek Ministry of Education (1999-2008) as a member of the scientific committee. Since 2007, she is the Programme Director for Greece of the “European Value Study” (EVS) and since 2002, she is National Correspondent of the “European Council for High Ability” (ECHA). She has also been a member of the International Organizing Committee of the 8th Conference of the European Council for High Ability (ECHA), Rhodes, Greece, 9-13 October, 2002. She co-chaired, with Kostas Mylonas, the 18th International Congress of the “International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology”, on the isle of Spetses, 11-15 July 2006.

She is a full member of four international and three national psychological associations. She has published more than 40 papers, in peer reviewed books, international and Greek journals, and in congress proceedings.