Editorial Board

Editors-in-chief:

 

Dr. Stelios Christofi

Director & Founder of eBOS Technologies Ltd and eBOS Technologies UK Ltd. He holds a BSc and MPhil degrees in Computer Science from UMIST University (UK) with first class honours and PhD at City University (UK) since 2003, where he has also published a number of research papers. The subject of his doctoral thesis was “Dynamic Application Integration Using Peer to Peer Technology”. Dr. Christofi is an expert in Web Services and dynamic integration and has developed innovative software in this area for Web, Windows, and Mobile devices, including the Rapid Application Development WiseBOS Platform. He has more than 12 years experience in Research Projects, and is the coordinator and project manager of all Research Projects in the company.

Dr. Theomary Karamanis

Dr. Theomary Karamanis is an Associate Professor of  Communication and an international communications consultant. She specializes  in strategic communications, crisis communication, health communication,  corporate communication, media/ PR, as well as leadership and technical  communications. She has extensive experience in teaching at the  undergraduate and graduate levels, having previously taught at Northwestern  University (USA), the University of Indianapolis (USA & Greece), University  of Phoenix (USA), Zayed University (UAE), Central Michigan University (USA) and  Ryerson University (Toronto, Canada). Further, Theomary is  the author of numerous papers on communication, while she also regularly  delivers professional speeches in business fora and seminars. Her book, “The  role of culture and political institutions in media policy”, published by  Hampton Press, is available at all major Universities and academic institutions  globally.

Associate Editors:

Dr. Vian Bakir

Vian Bakir is Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Bangor University, Wales, UK. She is co-editor of Communication in the Age of Suspicion: Trust and the Media and is author of Sousveillance, Media and Strategic Political Communication: Iraq, USA, UK. Her main research interests are in the intersections of Journalism, Politics and Risk within digital, global media ecologies. Her current research largely revolves around western and Middle Eastern strategic political communication in Web 2.0, and mass-mediated risk communication. Dr. Bakir has a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University (Lincoln College) (1992), an MA in Journalism Studies from University of Wales (College of Cardiff) (1994), a Postgraduate Teaching Certificate from Hull University (1997) and a PhD from Hull University (2002).

Prof. Lee Dahringer

Dr. Lee Dahringer holds the positions of Professor of Marketing and Senior Academic Advisor at Monarch Business School. He has previously held the position of Dean of the Faculty. Before joining Monarch Business School Dr. Dahringer held the position of Dean at the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University in Maryland from 2001 through 2008. He has also held Dean positions at the College of Business and Economics of West Virginia University (Morgantown) and at the College of Business Administration at Butler University in Indianapolis where he also held professorships in Marketing. Dr. Dahringer has also held various Director positions at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University in Atlanta. He also has experience in Europe and abroad having held the position of Director of the International MBA Program at Nijenrode Universiteit in The Netherlands as well as Visiting Professorships at the University of Innsbruck, Johannes Kepler University-Linz, Bocconi Business School-Italy, University of Queensland-Australia, H.E.C.-France, ESC-France, University of Lund-Sweden and the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore. He has also held teaching positions at the University of North Carolina, the University of Colorado and Iowa State University.

Dr. Christos Papademetriou

Christos Papademetriou a native of Pafos, teaches at the University of Neapolis in Pafos. He obtained a ΒΑ (Hons) in Accounting and Business (2001) and MA in International Management (2002) from the University of Sunderland and a BSc (Hons) in Computing from the University of Portsmouth. He obtained the doctorate degree in Social Sciences from the University of Leicester. His thesis title is “Investigating the Impact of Sequential Cross-Cultural Training on the Level of Sociocultural and Psychological Adjustment of Expatriate Managers”, He is interested in International Human Resource Management (IHRM) especially for the selection and training of employees (international assignment). Also, he is interested in Computer Science particularly in E-Commerce, Online Marketing and Microsoft Office.

Dr. Panayiota Kendeou

Dr. John Politis

Dr. John Politis is an Associate Professor of Management at Neapolis University, Pafos. Professor Politis holds a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Management from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Enterprise Management from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; a Diplom-Ingenieur-Mechanical (German equivalent to M.S. degree) from Aristotelion University of Thessaloniki, Greece; a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia; a Graduate Certificate on Online Education and Training from University of London; and a Certificate of Technology in Aircraft Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia. He regularly publishes peer reviewed academic papers in quality journals and his research output is presented at refereed Conferences. His research on leadership, team work, knowledge management and innovation has been acknowledged internationally as he is the recipient of Literati Club Excellence Awards for his outstanding work. He is currently a member of a number of editorial boards, including The Leadership and Organisational Development Journal and the Knowledge Management Research and Practice Journal.