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Michalis Georgiafentis is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the Department of Language and Linguistics, Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Athens. He has studied English Language and Literature (specialisation: Language Linguistics) at the University of Athens, and Linguistics (MA and PhD) at the University of Reading, UK. His research interests include Theoretical Linguistics, English and Greek Syntax, word order variation, focusing phenomena and information structure (interfaces). He has published papers in international journals (Lingua, Journal of Greek Linguistics), in edited volumes (Reading Working Papers in Linguistics, Current Trends in Greek Linguistics: Essays in Honour of Irene Philippaki-Warburton, Reviewing Linguistic Thought: Converging Trends for the 21st Century, Syntax in the Teaching and Learning of Greek as a Foreign Language) and in conference proceedings. He is one of the authors of the book Grammar: 5th and 6th Grade of the Primary School (Γραμματική Ε’ και Στ’ Δημοτικού), Athens: OEDV (2009/2011), and has translated the book: Holton, D., Mackridge, P. & Philippaki-Warburton, I. (2004). Greek: An Essential Grammar of the Modern Language (Βασική Γραμματική της Σύγχρονης Ελληνικής Γλώσσας), Athens: Patakis Publishers (2007). Finally, he has co-edited the following volumes: Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 5 (2001), 6 (2002), 7 (2003), 8 (2005) University of Reading, Current Trends in Greek Linguistics: Essays in Honour of Irene Philippaki-Warburton (Σύγχρονες Τάσεις στην Ελληνική Γλωσσολογία: Μελέτες Αφιερωμένες στην Ειρήνη Φιλιππάκη-Warburton), Athens: Patakis Publishers (2003), and Journal of Greek Linguistics 13.2, special issue ‘Words in Order’, Leiden: Brill (2013). From 2017 onwards, he has been the co-director of the Interdepartmental Research Programme "Linguistics and Grammar Teaching".