Victoria Tsoukala

Victoria Tsoukala

Education: Ph.D., M.A., Classical Archaeology, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology, Bryn Mawr College, PA, USA (2004; 1999); B.A., Archaeology, Department of History and Archaeology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1995); B.Mus., Classical Piano, Conservatory of Northern Greece, Thessaloniki, Greece (1996)

Prior Work: Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (2008-2009): Researcher in Deep Water Archaeology; University of Peloponnese, Department of History and Archaeology (2006-2008): Adjunct Assistant Professor; Hellenic Ministry of Culture (2005-2006): Advisor to the Minister; Villanova University, PA, USA (2004-2005): Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellow (Ancient Art and Archaeology)

Current Employment/Responsibilities: National Documentation Centre/National Hellenic Research Foundation (2009-present). The National Documentation Centre @ NHRF is the institution nationally mandated to aggregate, disseminate and preserve the research output of Greece ( and

Coordinate the implementation of projects funded by structural funds relevant to the scientific and cultural infrastructures of the institution, especially ePublishing, digital humanities, the Greek reference index for the publications in the SSH. Grant writing and project coordination for national and European projects relevant to policies for access to and preservation of scientific and cultural information. Scientific coordinator of the EU-funded projects MedOANet ( for coordination of open access policies and PASTEUR4OA on the European-level coordination of open access policies to scientific information (starting 2/2014).

Areas of Research Interest: e-infrastructures for scientific and cultural information; scholarly communication; scholarly communication in the humanities and social sciences; research policies.