Athina Mara

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Personal profile


Dr Athina Mara is a Lecturer in Strategy and Social Policy at the University of Roehampton (London, UK). Athina is an experienced qualitative researcher with strong collaborations with various consortiums on several European and International research projects, NGOs, and civic society. Her research focuses on sociology, social policy, gender, sexuality, kinship, migration, (in) equalities, citizenship, and integration in EU societies. Athina teaches on Active Citizenship and EDI.

Education/Academic qualification

Social Policy, PhD, Regulating same-sex parenting in Greece: institutional changes, social acceptance and revendications, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Political Sciences, Faculty of Social Policy

15 Jul 20156 Dec 2021

Award Date: 16 Mar 2022

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences: Social Policy and Social Interventions, MSc, Social Integration, Discrimination and the Acceptance of Lesbian Parenting in the Netherlands: An in-depth study’, Utrecht University, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

1 Sept 20121 Oct 2013

Award Date: 29 Nov 2013

Sociology, BSc (Hons), Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Department of Social Sciences, Faculty of Sociology

7 Jan 20085 Jul 2012

Award Date: 12 Dec 2012


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • HM Sociology
  • HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
  • HT Communities. Classes. Races

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