Giorgos Markopoulos is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean. He completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the School of Philology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where he also received his PhD in Linguistics. He has taught at the University of the Aegean, the Democritus University of Thrace, the University of Nicosia and in the interinstitutional MSc Program “Language Technology” (Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in collaboration with the Institute for Language and Speech Processing). He was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of the Aegean and a visiting scholar at University College London and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He has been awarded with scholarships from IKY (the State Scholarships Foundation) for his doctoral and post-doctoral research and he has participated in international research projects and research programs of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Ioannina and the University of the Aegean (Cross-Linguistic Artificial Grammar Learning, Vocalect, Education of Immigrant and Repatriate Students, among others). He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, edited volumes, conference proceedings etc. and has presented at many international conferences, workshops and colloquia. His research interests focus on the morphosyntax-phonology interface, with particular emphasis on the comparative study of grammatical structures and phenomena at a cross-linguistic level, especially in South-Eastern Mediterranean languages.