Professor Dr. Fotini A. Pomoni


Dr. Fotini A. Pomoni-Papaioannou

Professor of Sedimentology, Lithostratigraphy & Paleogeography

Director of the Section of Historical Geology and Paleontology

Department of Geology and Geoenvironment

School of Science

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)

157 84, Athens University Campus

Tel. +30 210 - 727 4187

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  • Director of the Section of Historical Geology and Paleontology (2016-2017).


  • Member of the Senate of the University of Athens (2001-2003).


  • Education Director of the Euro-American Women’s Council (EAWC), since 2000. Artemis Award (EAWC 9th International Forum, Athens, 2004).


  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for her devotion to the ideals of Humanism, Education and Promoting Women’s Rights in Greece and Around the World by the Honorable US Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Member of Congress (2002).


  • Doctor Honoris Causa of the University Liceo Cervantino of Irapuato, in the frame of EAWC activities (Irapuato, Mexico 2003).


  • Recognition for her participation to the 1st International Forum of Women Leaders of PYME’s (Irapuato, 2002, Mexico) in the frame of EAWC activities.
  • Founder and President of the Hellenic Sedimentological Association (2003-2011), Vice-President (2011-today).


  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Palaeogeography, China University of Petroleum and participation in the first 2 Conferences of Palaeogeography (Beijing, 2012, 2015).


  • Participation at the Bucharest Forum “Levant, Cradle of Cultural Diplomacy. Rediscovering the Mediterranean” organized by the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin (Bucharest, 2013).


  • Participation to the activities of the new established Institute for the Advanced Study of Levantine Culture and Civilization, in Bucharest, headed by Emil Constantinescu, former President of Romania, under the auspices of the World Academy of Art and Science (2017).


  • She has served as organization administrator, general secretary, chairman, session organizer and paper presenter in over a hundred conferences worldwide (France, England, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Spain, Austria, Romania, Bulgaria and Poland), America (USA, Mexico), Asia (China) and Africa (Tunisia). She participated in bilateral collaboration programs with the University of Lund, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, University Louis Pasteur Strasbourg, University of Bucharest, University “Federico II” of Napoli.


  • She has published over a hundred articles mainly in scholarly journals with over than 400 citations. Her interests, apart from Geosciences, include Geoarcheology (Neolithic Ceramics, Prehistory of Attica, Study of Ancient Building Stones). Reviewer to Peer-Reviewed Journals (Springer, Elsevier Editions et al.).


From 1996 until today has taught Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses at the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Supervised 3 Ph.D. and has served as Member of Committees for a great number of Ph. D and MS.c Theses.  Member of Committees for Elections of Academic Staff.