Vasiliki Petsa holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature (University of Peloponnese). She has conducted postdoctoral research on Greek Working-Class Literature and on Greek Road and Travel Films. She has taught courses on Modern Greek Literature, Theory of Literature, History and Cinema and she has published articles on Greek and Italian fiction literary texts featuring political violence, on transnational film, as well as on political commitment in film and literature. She also writes fiction.