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Dr Maria Psoinos

Dr Maria Psoinos

Visiting Research Fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University

Adj. Psychology Professor at the American College of Thessaloniki


Dr Maria Psoinos is a social psychologist with expertise in the field of migration, health and psychosocial wellbeing. She holds a PhD and an MPhil from Cambridge University, UK and a BSc from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Maria has worked as a researcher and lecturer in the UK (University of Cambridge, St George’s University of London, Kingston University) and in Greece (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, American College of Thessaloniki, National School of Public Health). She has held an Honorary Research fellowship at Kingston University (2009-2014) and is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University. She is also Adj. Psychology Professor at the American College of Thessaloniki. 

Maria is continuously involved in research collaborations. She has published a number of articles and book chapters on the concept of migrant integration; skilled migrants’ and refugees’ professional experiences and psychosocial wellbeing; health and social care services for migrants and refugees; qualitative research principles in health and social care.