Aspasia Tsaoussi

Visiting Assistant Professor

ALBA Graduate Business School



Office Address

ALBA Graduate Business School

Athinas Ave. & Areos Street 2A

16671   Vouliagmeni

Athens, Greece




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·         Ph.D., University of Chicago Law School (2000)

·         LL.M., University of Chicago Law School (1995)

·         M.Phil., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Law (1993)

·         LL.B., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of Law (1990)


My doctoral thesis was supervised by Gary S. Becker, University Professor of Economics and Sociology, and 1992 Nobel Laureate in Economic Science (Chairman of the dissertation committee), Judge Richard A. Posner (Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit) and Mary E. Becker (then the Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law and currently Distinguished Research Professor of Law at DePaul University College of Law). The thesis is entitled "The Greek Divorce Law Reform of 1983 and Its Impact on Homemakers: A Social and Economic Analysis". Thematically, it falls under two related fields, sociology of family law and economic analysis of family law.

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Areas of Interest


·         negotiation, ADR, conflict management

·         economic analysis of law

·         legal sociology

·         sociology of the family

·         social norms

·         gender studies

·         family and divorce law



Professional and Academic Background


·         ALBA Graduate Business School, Visiting Assistant Professor (2001-today)

·         Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (since 03/2006)

·         Visiting Professor, Department of Philosophy & History of Science, University of Athens (2004-2006)

·         Advisor to the Ministry of National Education in matters of cultural literacy and a Member of the Committee for the Production of Teaching Material [General Secretariat for Adult Education, Institute for Lifelong Learning] (2004-2006)

·         City Liberal Studies/University of Sheffield, Lecturer (2000-2001)

·         American College of Thessaloniki, Instructor (1997-1998)

·         Aristotle University of Thessaloniki School of Law & Economics, Research Associate (1995-2000)

·         University of Chicago Law School, Research Assistant for the Supreme Court Review (1995-1996) and for the Journal of Law & Economics (1995-1996)

·         Member of the Thessaloniki Bar Association, Private Practice (1992-today)

·         Center for Political Research and Information (Athens, Greece), Research Fellow (1991-1993)

·         Trainee Lawyer (1990-1991)

·         CitiBank, Import-Export Department of the Thessaloniki Branch, Internship (1988-1989)