School of Psychology

Staff Profiles

Dr Efstathia Tzemou



Dr Tzemou joined the School of Psychology in 2011 initially as a Teaching Fellow in Psychology having previously held positions at Webster University Vienna (Austria), Nottingham Trent University (UK) and the University of Birmingham (UK).

Current Roles and Responsibilities

  • School of Psychology's Attendance Officer
  • Stage 2 Director of the BSc Psychology, BSs Psychology & Mathematics, BSc Psychology & Biology and BSc Psychology & Nutrition
  • Tutor for Women
  • Running of the School of Psychology's Feedback Clinic
  • Course Leader for 'Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Dentists' at the School of Dental Sciences


  • BA in Psychology, American College of Greece, Deree College, (Greece)
  • PGCert in Councelling Practice, University of Derby (UK)
  • MA in Councelling Studies, University of Nottingham (UK)
  • PhD in Psychology, University of Birmingham (UK)


  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Newcastle, 2016

Previous Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Webster University Vienna, 2005-2011
  • Lecturer in Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, 2002-2004
  • Research Officer, School of Primary Care, University of Birmingham, 2003-2004


  • English
  • Greek
  • German
  • Italian


Research Interests

  • Psychopathology in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Pedagogy
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Consumer Psychology

Doctoral Supervision

  • Hao "Aaron" Liu (global/local branding) - Start: Academic year 2018/19 (supervised together with Prof Klaus Schoefer, Newcastle University Business School and Dr Fernando Fastoso, University of York)

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Undergraduate Teaching

  • PSY2009 Research Methods in Psychology 2a
  • PSY2011 Research Methods in Psychology 2b
  • Interpersonal and Communications Skills for Dentists
  • Supervision of Empirical Projects

Postgraduate Teaching

  • Psychometrics
  • Supervision of MSc Clinical and Health Psychology Dissertations
  • Supervision of MSc in International Marketing Dissertations (with a Consumer Psychology focus)