Dr. Ioannis Galantomos is a Lecturer of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Mediterranean Studies at the University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece. He holds a B.A. in Medieval and Modern Greek Literature, an M.A. in Linguistics, both obtained at the University of Ioannina, Greece and a Ph.D. from the University of Thessaly, Greece. His research interests evolve around Applied (Cognitive) Linguistics, Second Language Vocabulary Teaching and Bilingualism/Multilingualism. He has taught courses both at undergraduate and graduate levels at the Universities of Thessaly, Thrace, Ioannina and the European University of Cyprus. He has an extensive experience in both research projects (Integration of Roma students into School-Universities of Ioannina and Thessaly, Integration of Expatriates and Foreigners into School-for the Secondary Education-Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and the teaching of Modern Greek as a foreign/second language (Institute for adult Life-long Education, The Drury University Center in Volos, Greece). Also, he has participated in the design of many teaching materials regarding the teaching of Modern Greek as a foreign/second language. He serves on the editorial board of the academic journal Theory and Practice in Language Studies (TPLS, ISSN 1799-2591) and he is a manuscript reviewer for the journals Language, Culture and Curriculum, Learning and Individual Differences, Educational Psychology and the Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. His articles have appeared in journals, such as Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Metaphorik.de, Investigationes Linguisticae and Nea Paιdeia (in Greek). Finally, Dr. Galantomos is the author of the textbook Courses in Bilingualism (in Greek) (2012-Epikentro Publ.).