Ursula-Helen Kassaveti was born in Athens, where she studied Greek Literature (Athens School of Philosophy). She holds a MA in Cultural Studies, a MA in History and its didactics from the University of Athens with a specialization in Folklore and Culture, while her PhD thesis (UOA) revolves around the Greek 1980s video-culture. Her research interests include Popular Culture and its various aspects, Visual Culture, Greek Popular Film Genres, and Visual Ethnography. She teaches at the Hellenic Open University and she is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Athens.