Iakovaki Helen

Assistant Professor

Contact

Phone

+30 22710 35254

Expertise

Maritime English

Bio

Dr. Helen Iakovaki is Assistant Professor at the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, where she has been teaching English for Specific Academic Purposes (English for Business, for Shipping, Trade and Transport and Business Communication) for the last ten years at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is trilingual (Greek, English and French) and holds a Master of Arts and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Paris IV (Sorbonne) and a Bachelor in English Language and Literature from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is the author of one book (English Texts and Terminology for Shipping, Trade and Transport, Athens, Newtech Publications, 2012) and a number of articles, published or presented in international conferences, on the areas of her academic interests (English for Special Purposes, Machine Learning and Comparative Literature). She has participated in a number of projects involving course design and new technologies tools in pedagogical contexts, as well as Maritime English and intercultural competence development (indicatively CAPTAINS [Communication and Practical Training Applied Nautical Studies] http://www.captains.pro and KNOWME http://www.knowme.org). Her research interests include English for Specific Purposes with emphasis on intercultural competence, Mythical Patterns in Narratives and Machine Learning.

Books

English Texts and Terminology for Shipping, Trade and Transport, Athens, Newtech Publications, 2012

Selected Publications

  • Kyriakaki, A., Maroudas, L., Charitopoulou, G., & Iakovaki, H. (2016). THE IMPACT OF THE REFUGEES’PRESENCE ON THE CHOICE OF DESTINATION AND IMAGE THEREOF. AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS. TOURMAN 2018, 230.
  • Iakovaki, H. (2011). New curriculum for the seafarers of the new era: building the intercultural dimension in the CAPTAINS platform for maritime English. International Journal of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management, 3(3/4), 274-292.