Despina Papadopoulou

Lab Director / Head of the Department of Linguistics

Professor of Applied Linguistics

Despina Papadopoulou has been involved in a number of research projects on lexical and sentence processing, anaphora resolution, bilingual acquisition, second language learning and teaching and language disorders. She is currently working on anaphora resolution by means of corpora and experimental tasks and on the lexical and morphosyntactic development in bilingual children.


  • Language Processing
  • Bilingualism
  • Language Acquisition
  • Second Language Teaching
  • Language Disorders


  • PhD in Psycholinguistics & Neurolinguistics, 2002

    University of Essex, U.K.

  • MA in Language Acquisition, 1997

    University of Essex, U.K.

  • MA in the Teaching of Greek as a second/foreign language, 1996

    University of Athens, Greece

  • BA in Linguistics (School of Philology), 1990

    University of Athens, Greece