Maria Michali

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Research Topic: Organisational change from a gender perspective: formal initiation and informal evolving, as reflected through organisational discourse

Research Interests: Maria's research aims to examine gender-related organisational change, and particularly how it is initiated through relevant organisational policies at the formal organisational level and then evolves at the informal level. The aim is also to examine this topic within the lens of Discursive Institutionalism (DI) and through the use of Organisational Discourse (OD).

Supervisors: Professor Federica Angeli, Professor George Eleftherakis


Michali, M., Kallia, E., Mezzana, D. & Eleftherakis, G. (2021). Responsible Public Engagement at Territorial Level: Core Dimensions and Means for Implementation. Book of full papers of 19th International Conference on the Ethical and Social Impacts of ICT (ETHICOMP 2021). Logroño, La Rioja, Spain.

Patsala, P., Priporas, C., Michali, M., & Kamenidou, I. (2021). Capturing Marketing Academics’
Conceptions of Creativity: Teaching Practices and Challenges in Greek Higher Education. In E. Pantano (ed). Creativity and Marketing: The Fuel for Success. UK: Emerald Publishing.

Patsala, P., & Michali, M. (2020). Sharpening Students’ Critical Literacy Skills through Corpus-based Instruction: Addressing the Issue of Language Sexism. In G. Neokleous, A. Krulatz, & R. Farrelly (eds). Handbook of Research on Cultivating Literacy in Diverse and Multilingual Classrooms. Pensylvania: IGI Global Inc.

Michali, M., & Eleftherakis, G. (2020). Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM Disciplines: An RRI Perspective. Proceedings of 18th International Conference on the Ethical and Social Impacts of ICT (ETHICOMP 2020). Logroño, La Rioja, Spain.

Michali, M., & Patsala, P. (2020). Learning Experiences in Secondary Education: A Study Exploring Greek EFL Learners’ Attitudes towards Corpus-based Teaching. Proceedings of 14th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED 2020). Valencia, Spain.


Maria completed her BA degree on English Language and Literature in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). After that, she obtained her MA degree on Applied Linguistics from the University of Sheffield (UK). For the past 3 years, she has been employed in South-East European Research Centre (SEERC), where she participates in EU-funded projects. During these projects, her work has been focused on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), on gender issues, and on issues related to equality and fairness in work environments, particularly in the field of Research & Innovation.

School for Business and Society
University of York
YO10 5DD
United Kingdom