BCL (Thessaloniki) LLM (Southampton) PhD (Southampton)
Dr Amaxilati joined the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University in 2019 as a lecturer. She is a graduate of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) and holds an LLM degree in Maritime Law from the University of Southampton (UK). She also completed her PhD degree in maritime law with emphasis on seafarers’ rights at the University of Southampton in 2019.
Before joining the Institute, she worked as a lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London where she taught tort law. She was also a tutor at the University of Southampton where she taught admiralty law. She is also a qualified lawyer in Greece.
Zoumpoulia’s research interests are in international labour law and maritime law. Her principal research examines issues involving the protection of seafarers’ rights, labour exploitation at sea, and modern slavery at sea. Her interests also extend to the regulation of international shipping.
Dr Amaxilati is a contributor at the official blog of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law. She is also a member of the Society of Legal Scholars and the UK branch of the Women in Shipping and Trading Association.
Dr Amaxilati is a Fellow of the Advance Higher Education (FHEA).