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Eirini Stamouli

Post-doc Researcher & Lecturer, Democritus University of Thrace / Open University of Greece

Dr. Eirini Stamouli is an Adjunct Lecturer at the Hellenic Open University and a Post-doctoral Researcher and Project Manager for the research titled “Corruption and state-corporate crime: the example of health sector”, funded by the Institute for Research and Innovation (General Secretariat for Research and Technology). She is a Doctor of Criminology. The topic of her PhD research is related to security policies on organized crime and terrorism in Greece after 2001 and their impact on criminal policy.

In 2004 she obtained her MA in International Criminology of the Law Department of the University of Sheffield in United Kingdom. She graduated from the Law School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2003. She is a member of Piraeus bar association and works as a lawyer since 2005.

In 2006, she was a trainee in the DG Freedom, Justice and Security of the European Commission and she primarily worked on projects and legal initiatives concerning the combat of organized crime, terrorism and cyber crime. She has worked (2015-2018) as a Special Legal advisor of the General Secretariat Against Corruption (GSAC) (Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights of Greece) specialized in anti-corruption and anti-fraud measures and policies, as GSAC has been the Greek Anti-fraud coordination service (AFCOS) in accordance with Article 3(4) of EU Regulation 883/2013.

During her work at General Secretariat Against Corruption she was member of the monitoring team regarding the technical support project provided by OECD to Greece in anti-corruption issues, member of the Greek delegation at OECD Working Group on Bribery (2017) and member of the law- drafting Committee for the protection of Whistleblowers in public and private sector.

She has been a researcher in many European surveys focusing on the criminal justice system and she has written several articles and contributions in the fields of criminology. Her research interests focus mainly on organized crime, corruption, fraud, criminal policy, money laundering and financial crime.

She has worked as visitor lecturer to the Democritus University of Thrace (Department of Social Administration and Political Science) and to the National And Kapodistrian University of Athens. Also, she was (2017-2015) a substitute professor at the School of the Greek Police Officers for the courses Criminology, Police of Public Safety / Criminal Policy, Criminological Theory / Empirical Criminology.



  • Stamouli. E., “Criminal Justice System and Powers: the example of organized crime’’ in Arnitopoulou, V., Vidali, S., et al. (2018). Powers, scientific neutrality and criminological discourse. 50 Years Howard Becker “Whose Side Are We On?” Contributions to the first conference of the Hellenic Society for the Study of Crime and Social Control. Athens, May 24-27, 2016. Athens: Greek Association for the Study of Crime and Social Control (EEMEKE), ISBN 978-618-84142-0-4
  • Stamouli, E. “Grab Bag”, “Cost of crime”, “Abduction”, “Crime and Age”, contributing four entries in the Dictionary of Criminology, Spinellis, C., Courakis, N., Kranidioti, M. (2018) eds, Athens: Topos Publications.
  • Panousis, I. & Stamouli, E., “Political Crime”, contributing one entry in the Dictionary of Criminology, Spinellis, C., Courakis, N., Kranidioti, M. (2018) eds, Athens: Topos Publications.


  • Gasparinatou, M., Stamouli, E., Vidali, S., (2016) “Extortion in Greece, in Prof. A. Nonchev, Dr. O. Shentov & B. Todorov (eds.), Extortion, Racketeering in the E.U: Vulnerability Factors, Center for the Study of Democracy CSD, Sofia, (available at
  • Stamouli E., (2016) “Organised crime in Greece: developments and characteristics” in the collective volume “Social Research Paths”, Department of Social Administration and Political Science, University of Thrace, MOTIVO Publications.
  • Stamouli, E. (2016), Institutional and Legislative Developments in the field of combating corruption, “Educational material under training program for Executives of Public Administration on corruption matters, Adult Education Programme titled ” Institutional and Organizational Developments in the “Anti-Corruption”, published in the website of the National Centre for Public administration and Local Government. (No. 7 Decision on Clarity CH374691F0-BOC)


  • Stamouli, E. (2015) “Organised Crime and Economic Crisis”, article in the honorary volume for Professor Dr. Nestor Courakis, Crime and criminal repression in time of crisis. Essays in honor of profession dr. Nestor Courakis, Athens, Ed. Ant.N.Sakkoulas, pp. 1194-1230 (available at and at


  • Koulouris, N., Vidali, S., Aloskofis, O., Stamouli, E., (2011), “The conflictual state prison and the management of the continuing prison crisis”, Scientific Unit Manager: Nikos Koulouris, Educational material of the intercultural training program for staff serving in the country’s detention facilities in juvenile probation services and social assistance officers (Action 3.1./09) “Ergon KEK, KEK Integration, Study of Human Sciences, Project Leader: Gerasimos Kouzelis

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