Athina Sachoulidou is an Assistant Professor in Criminal Law at the NOVA School of Law and Deputy Director of CEDIS (Centre for Research and Development in Law and Society). She graduated in Law (2011) and holds a Master in Medical and Bioethical Law (2014) from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki (Greece). She also holds a Master in German Law (2015) and a PhD in Financial and Corporate Criminal Law (2018) from the University of Heidelberg (Germany). Before joining the faculty of the NOVA School of Law, Athina Sachoulidou was a researcher at the Max Weber Program at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy).
Her academic research has focused on doctrinal approaches to criminal responsibility and punishment of legal persons and on issues related to medical criminal responsibility in various contexts.
Currently, she is focusing on the intersection of criminal justice with new technologies, such as large data storage technologies used for law enforcement.
During her doctoral studies she received the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) award for outstanding international students and doctoral candidates. Her PhD thesis ‘Corporate liability and punishment in criminal law and interdisciplinary discourse’ was published by Mohr Siebeck and received the Ruprecht-Karls award for outstanding research work.
Bachelor’s degree (1st Cycle)
Master’s degree (2nd Cycle)