Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Management and Leadership Program
BA, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
MSEd, Baruch College, School of Public Affairs, City University of New York
PhD, School of Management and Governance, Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, the Netherlands
Antigoni Papadimitriou, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Management and Leadership and Program Director. She specializes in quality management, strategic planning, and organizational change. Her primary field of research interest is the study of higher education specifically focusing on quality, leadership, and organizational change. She is a specialist in mixed methods research with an international reputation for her work on quality in higher education.
She is author of The Enigma of Quality in Greek Higher Education: A Mixed Methods Study of Introducing Quality Management into Greek Higher Education (Enshcede, the Netherlands: University of Twente, CHEPS, 2011) and more than twenty peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Papadimitriou received her Ph.D. from the University of Twente, School of Management and Governance, Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) in Enschede, the Netherlands.
With extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level, Dr. Papadimitriou was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Educational Research at the University of Oslo, Norway, where she was the senior researcher for the NORGLOBAL project, a postdoctoral project that identifies institutional initiatives and practices that can enhance the quality of the higher education sector in the Western Balkan. She is a member of HEIK research group (Higher Education: Institutional Dynamics and Knowledge Cultures) of the University of Oslo, Norway.
She is a member of Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Higher Education Awards Committee and member in several professional associations. For 2011-2013, she was elected member-at-large of the Council of International Higher Education in Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). She was also recently elected board member (treasurer) of the Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA).
She holds a Master of Science in higher education administration from Baruch College, School of Public Affairs, City University of New York, and a baccalaureate in business economics, from Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.