Foteini Apostolou is an Associate Professor in the Department of Translation and Intercultural Studies. She holds a PhD in English Literature from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has worked as a freelance translator and interpreter (member of AIIC - International Association of Conference Interpreters) since 1993. She teaches in the fields of translation practice, community and conference interpreting, and cultural studies. Her research interests focus on community interpreting, a subject that explores migration, the inclusion of migrants in host countries, communication problems of migrant communities with public services in host countries, the humanitarian role of translation and interpreting in society. Her ebook in Greek on Translation and Interpreting for Public Services in Greece (Η μετάφραση και η διερμηνεία για δημόσιες υπηρεσίες στην Ελλάδα) was published in 2015 and her book Seduction and Death in Muriel Spark’s Fiction was published by Greenwood Press in 2001.