Andreas Papatheodorou

Subject studied: MPhil Economics & DPhil Geography

Matriculation year: 1995

Location: Greece & Cyprus

Professor Dr Andreas Papatheodorou is a prolific academic researcher and advisor in areas related to air transport and tourism economics. He is currently a Professor in Industrial and Spatial Economics with Emphasis on Tourism at the University of the Aegean, Greece, where he also directs the MSc Programme in Strategic Management of Tourism Destinations and Hospitality Enterprises and TTIDD – the Laboratory for Tourism Transport, Infrastructure and Destination Development. Professor Papatheodorou also holds appointments as Adjunct Professor at the University of New South Wales, Australia and Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He also collaborates with Ecole Nationale de l’ Aviation Civile, France. He is the President of the Hellenic Aviation Society and a Member of the Executive Board of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. Professor Papatheodorou holds a four-year BSc degree in International and European Economic Studies from the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece; a two-year Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree in Economics from the University of Oxford, UK; and a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) degree in Geography again from the University of Oxford. Professor Papatheodorou’s work has received wide recognition at an international level with over 5,500 citations of his work (based on Google Scholar). He has worked on 30+ research/consulting projects and has produced 150+ papers/reports/books/presentations. His co-authored book Economics of Tourism (Routledge, 2010) has been translated from English to Mandarin. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Air Transport Studies and an Associate Editor of Annals of Tourism Research in charge of aviation and tourism submissions. Andreas speaks four languages (Greek, English, French and German) and has graduated with excellence in classical guitar from the Greek National Conservatory.