Meet the Lecturers: Aikaterini Karadimitropoulou

In our next Q&A, meet Dr Katerina Karadimitropoulou

Katerina getting into the festival spirit at Tomorrowland Festival

Can you tell us a little bit about your background and main interests in economics?

My initial interest in the field was sparked by an aptitude for mathematics and a love of current affairs. I chose to study a BSc in Economics and Econometrics at the University of Kent to ensure I could understand the news I heard and read on a daily basis. While studying for my MSc in Economics and Econometrics also at Kent I discovered a taste for research and developed a passion for teaching. I was the one doing the lectures and I absolutely loved it! I didn’t have time to think about carrying on to study for a PhD. I took the challenge, and here I am today at UEA combining my passions and doing a dream job.

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