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Ageliki Lefkaditou is a historian of science focusing on the history of physical anthropology and human genetic variation in Greece from late 19th century to present. Ageliki received her first PhD from the Department of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and she will soon be completing her second PhD in the history of science at the University of Leeds. During the last five years, Ageliki has taught and tutored on a number of undergraduate modules ranging from introduction to philosophy and philosophy of science to the history of scientific ideas and population ecology.
Her wider research interests include the history and philosophy of biology and ecology, science education, and public understanding of science. Her most recent publications include: a) 'Contextualizing the teaching and learning of ecology: Historical and philosophical considerations', in Handbook of historical and philosophical research in science education, ed. by Michael R. Matthews (Heidelberg: Springer, with K. Korfiatis & T. Hovardas), and b) 'Is ecology a holistic science, after all?' In Populations, Biocommunities, Ecosystems: A review of controversies in ecological thinking, ed. by George P. Stamou (The Netherlands: Bentham Science Publishers), 46-66. From April 2014, Ageliki holds a 3-year postdoctoral research position with the project "From racial typology to DNA sequencing: 'Race' and 'ethnicity' and the science of human genetic variation 1945-2012".
For more information, visit Ageliki's page