Bakounakis Nikos, Professor

Nikos Bakounakis is a Professor of Practice of Journalism and Storytelling Techniques at the  Department of Communication, Media and Culture of Panteion University, Athens.  Parallel to his academic work, he is a long-standing  contributor, Cultural and Book  Editor-in-Chief in To Vima newspaper, Athens. He earned his PhD in History  and Civilizations at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris. His work includes several books on Greek history and the reception of artistic phenomena, ideas and journalism. He has published widely in Greece and abroad on cultural, journalism and press topics. His most recent book is Journalist or Reporter. The Human Interest Story in the Greek Newspapers, 19th-20th century (in Greek, 2014, National Book Award, Athens Academy  Ouranis Prize). He is currently at work on a book on the American author and journalist Stephen Crane in the Creco-Turkish War of 1897,  a war considered to be  the first “war-media event”. He is the recipient of several grants, awards and distinctions. In 2014 Nikos Bakounakis was given the medal of the Officier de l`Ordre  des Palmes Académiques of the French Republic.

(Α/Μ Φωτογραφία Προφίλ στη σελίδα των Διδασκόντων: Ανδρέας Σιμόπουλος)