Department of Psycology
Cyprus University of Technology
Panayiotis Stavrinides received his PhD in Psychology in 2005 from the University of Cyprus. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from St. Francis College in New York City and a M.Sc. in Research Methods in Psychology from the University of Reading, U.K. In 2006 he was a post-doctoral researcher at Harvard University. His research focuses on two main areas: First, he investigates various forms of aggression in childhood and adolescence. Second, he examines the relationship between various types of parent-child interactions and adolescent adjustment difficulties. Dr. Stavrinides published a significant number of articles in peer review journals and chapters and collective volumes. He has also presented his work in numerous scientific conferences in Europe and the United States. Currently he is an Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology at the University of Cyprus. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses and he supervises a number of doctoral, master, and undergraduate students. Along with his associates, Dr Stavrinides co- founded the Developmental Psychology Lab at the University of Cyprus.
His research focuses on two main areas: First, he investigates various forms of childhood and adolescent aggression such as bullying, reactive and proactive aggression. Second, he examines the relationship between various types of parent-child interactions and adolescent adjustment difficulties (i.e. substance use and delinquency).
Mora, L., Stavrinides, P., & McDermut, W. (in press). Religious Fundamentalism and Religious Orientation Among the Greek Orthodox. Journal of Religion and Health.
Georgiou, St., Stavrinides, P., & Fousiani, K. (2013). Authoritarian parenting, power distance and bullying propensity. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 1, (3) 199 – 206.
Stavrinides, P., Nikiforou, M., & Georgiou, St. (in press). Do mothers know? Longitudinal associations between parental knowledge, bullying, and victimization. Journal of Social and Personal Relations.