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Fereniki PANAGOPOULOU is Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law at Panteion University. She was Legal Auditor at the Hellenic Data Protection Authority. She has studied Law at the School of Law of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens [Law Degree (LL.B.) and Post-Graduate Degree (LL.M.) in Public Law], Law and Public Health at the Harvard University, School of Public Health [Master of Public Health (Μ.P.H.), Law and Public Health Concentration] and Constitutional Law and Bioethics at the School of Law of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (PhD, Title: “The self-determination of the patient”). She has taught Data Protection Law, Bioethics, Public Law, Medical Ethics and New Technologies and Law at the Universities of Athens, Panteion, Piraeus, Peloponnese, Macedonia and Berlin. She is Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Hellenic Delegation to the UNESCO Bioethics Chair, Coordinator of the publication of the “Administrative Law” legal journal, General Secretary of the Hellenic Data Protection and Privacy Association and Member of the Board of Directors of the National Council of Greek Women. She speaks English, German, French and Italian. 

 Selected Publications Monographs 

  1. Die Selbstbestimmung des Patienten: Eine Untersuchung aus verfassungsrechtlicher Sicht (The self-determination of the patient: examination under a constitutional point of view), Duncker und Humblot Verlag, 2009. 
  2. Social Networking Web-pages as a National, European and International Challenge to the Protection of Privacy, Sakkoulas Publishers, Athens-Thessaloniki, 2010. 
  3. On the Freedom of Web Blogs: New Technologies as a National, European and International Challenge to the Freedom of Dissemination of Ideas, Sakkoulas Publishers, AthensThessaloniki, 2010. 
  4. The Monitoring of Employees’ Conduct through the Use of a Global Positioning System (GPS), Sakkoulas Publishers, Athens-Thessaloniki, 2012. 
  5. The Institution of Whistleblowing: An Ethical-Constitutional Perspective, Sakkoulas Publishers, Athens-Thessaloniki, 2016. 
  6. The Institutional Voyage of Abortion: An Ethical-Constitutional Perspective, Papazisis Publishers, Athens, 2016. 
  7. The European Data Protection Regulation 679/2016: Introduction and the Rights of the Citizens, Sakkoulas Publishers, Athens-Thessaloniki, 2017.