Dr. Evangelia Psychogiopoulou is a lawyer and senior research fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). She is also adjunct faculty member at the Hellenic Open University. She studied law at the Faculty of Law of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has obtained a DEA in European and Community Law from Paris I University, Panthéon-Sorbonne; a Master of Research in Law from the European University Institute; and a Doctorate in Law (PhD) from the European University Institute. She has worked at the Academy of European Law (Florence, Italy) and the Directorate General Education and Culture of the European Commission (Brussels, Belgium). She joined ELIAMEP in 2006 and since 2012, she has been a legal counsellor for the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports. Her main areas of research are cultural governance, cultural diversity, media governance and fundamental rights in a European perspective. She has conducted research for the EU institutions and she has participated in several collaborative research projects funded by the EU and international organisations. Over the past ten years, she received funding from the European Commission, the European Parliament, UNESCO, the EEA Grants and Maastricht University. From April 2010 to March 2013, she was the coordinator of MEDIADEM, an EU FP7-funded research project on free and independent media. In 2014-2016, she was a Marie Curie Fellow at the Department of International and European Law, Maastricht University. She is national expert for the Media Pluralism Monitor and member of the European Expert Network on Culture and the Audiovisual.

Her articles have appeared, amongst others, in European Law ReviewLegal Issues of Economic IntegrationEuropean Law JournalMaastricht Journal of European and Comparative LawEuropean Papers – A Journal on Law and IntegrationEuropean Human Rights Law ReviewEuropean Foreign Affairs ReviewInternational Journal of Communication and International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. She is the author of the monograph The integration of cultural considerations in EU law and policies (2008, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers). She has also edited/co-edited the following collective volumes: Courts, privacy and data protection in the digital environment (ed., 2017, Edward Elgar, with Maja Brkan); Cultural governance and the European Union: Protecting and promoting cultural diversity in Europe (ed., 2015, Palgrave Macmillan); Media policies revisited: The challenge for media freedom and independence (ed., 2014, Palgrave Macmillan); Understanding media policies: A European perspective (ed., 2012, Palgrave Macmillan); and The European Court of Human Rights and the rights of marginalised individuals and minorities in national context (ed., 2010, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Brill, with Dia Anagnostou).