Kalomoira Nikolou is Assistant Professor of Linguistics (Phonology-Dialectology) in the Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean, Greece. She has received her B.A. degree (2003) and Ph.D. (2008) “with honors” from the same department and university. During her Ph.D. studies she has spent an academic year (2005-2006) at the M.A. program of Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (the Netherlands) as a visiting scholar (Εrasmus scholarship). She has also attended advanced courses of Generative Linguistics and Phonology at the Central European Summer School in Generative Grammar (Olomouc, Czech Republic, July-August 2006). In 2010, she was awarded a grant from the State Scholarship Foundation of the Hellenic Republic in order to conduct postdoctoral research at the Department of Philology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. From 2009 until today, she has taught undergraduate linguistic courses at the Department of Primary Level Education of the Democritus University of Thrace, the Department of Philology of the University of Patras and the Department of Mediterranean Studies of the University of the Aegean. Her research interests focus on phonology, the morphology-phonology interface, dialectology, language typology with special emphasis on comparative study of languages of the Mediterranean area (Greek, Arabic, Turkish). She has presented her work in international conferences and workshops and she has published articles in scientific journals, peer-reviewed volumes and proceedings. She has participated in fieldwork activities for the collection and analysis of spoken data of Greek dialects. From 2004 until today, she has been working as a researcher in various research projects: (2004-2006) Pythagoras Program: Research Teams in the Universities, Greek Ministry of Education and the European Union, “Comparative analysis of Greek and Turkish: Grammatical analysis of Turkish and learning Turkish as a foreign language”, Scientific Director: Associate Professor Spyridoula Varlokosta. (2011-2012) Project Education of Immigrant and Repatriate Students (Action 5: Reinforcement of the Mother Tongue), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Scientific Director: Prof. Anna Anastassiadis -Symeonidis, URL: https://www.diapolis.auth.gr/. (2013-2014) Polynisiotikotita, University of the Aegean.