Vasiliki Petousi


Vasiliki Petousi is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Crete, Greece.  She received her PhD in sociology from Virginia Tech, USA in 1998.  She holds an MSc (1991) from the same University and a Law Degree (1988) from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Greece.  Her research and teaching interests include: Sociology of Law and Deviance, Criminology, Gender and Feminist Theory.  She is a faculty member of the interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Bioethics at the University of Crete where she teaches Research Methods and a graduate course on the Sociology and Law of Human Reproduction.  In the area of bioethics her research and teaching interests focus on the regulation of assisted reproduction.  Her current research explores the way IVF centers’ advertisements and the implementation of assisted reproduction construct women’s experiences and define the content of moral responsibility in reproduction.  On another line of research she is investigating the social and ethics determinants of GM foods and trees.

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Vasiliki Petousi
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