Ursula-Helen Kassaveti studied Greek Literature at the Athens School of Philosophy and holds an MA in Cultural Studies and an MA in History and Folklore (UOA). Her Ph.D. thesis revolves around the 1980s VHS culture in Greece. Her academic research, in the light of Cultural Studies, has focused on different aspects of visual culture, cultural theory, visual ethnography, autoethnography, and popular culture in monographs and in Greek and foreign journals or edited volumes. She is an adjunct tutor at the Hellenic Open University and the Open University of Cyprus.