Prof. Rodafinos is an Academic Psychologist, Behavior Change Specialist, Author, and Keynote Speaker with 25 years of experience. He has held long-term positions as Program Director for Social Sciences, Head of Psychology Department, and Professional Trainer.
In brief ... Studied at: Aristotle University, GR; Ithaca College, NY; University of Wollongong, AU.
Worked at: Aristotle University, GR, Frederick University, CY; Monash University, University of Western Australia, Swinburne Online, University of Technology Sydney, AU; The University of Sheffield/International Faculty City College, American College of Thessaloniki, Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, GR.
Publications: 60+ research papers and two books (translated in Greek, English, Bulgarian).
Courses Taught: New Technologies, Research Methods, Research methods and applied statistics in physical education and sports, Research in health education and health promotion, Sports Psychology, Health Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Applied Psychology, Social Psychology and Organizational Behaviour at the BSc and MSc level. Also developed three online courses (Transforming Teaching for Learning, Critical thinking, and Stress and problem management).
Presented at: TEDx and at 300+ other venues, offering seminars and workshops on applied psychology topics (change, stress & time management, success and happiness, critical thinking, etc.).
Continuing education (MOOCs attended recently): ChatGPT for teaching, The Science of Well Being - Yale University; Justice: what is the right thing to do - Harvard University; The Science of Everyday Thinking - University of Queensland; Mindware: Critical Thinking for the Information Age - University of Michigan; Logical and Critical Thinking - The University of Auckland; How To Teach Online – FutureLearn; Learning to Teach Online - The University of New South Wales, and dozens of TED talks and podcasts on education, psychology and economics.