Name: Marios ARGYRIDES
Country: Cyprus
Degrees: PhD
Current job title: Assistant Professor
Institution: Neapolis University Pafos
Short autobiography:

Dr. Marios Argyrides is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Neapolis University and a Licensed Psychologist in Cyprus. He received a PhD in 2006 in Counseling Psychology from Tennessee State University and an MSc in 2002 in Applied Clinical Psychology from the University of South Alabama. He has worked as an intern at different counseling centers of universities including the University of South Alabama, Tennessee State University and Vanderbilt University. He completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship at Florida State University. His research interests are a) the effects of body image and mass media on disordered eating b) cross-cultural perceptual differences in ethnic identity, person perception, prejudice and aggression and c) gender differences and sexuality. He is also interested in the employment of different supervision models in supervising practicum students. He has worked as an instructor at Tennessee State University and as a visiting lecturer at public and private universities in Cyprus. He has also served as the Head of the Counseling Center at the University of Cyprus. He is an Associate Scientist in several research teams with has published several articles and specialized books whilst also presenting at international conferences. He is a professional member of the Cyprus Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association. He is also the Associate Editor of the European Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Reason for joining: As the psychologist at the Cyprus NGO MediCleft, I have a great interest in this area, in a country where is lacking on the research aspect.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: Body image and media influences in the cleft and palate population
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