Marianna Psilla received the B.Sc. degree in political science from the ‘Panteion’ University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece, in 1981 and the M.S. degree in Political Sociology from the University of Paris I Sorbonne, Paris, in 1982. She received the M.S. degree in Political and Social Communication and the Ph.D. degree in Political Science from the University of Paris I Sorbonne in 1984 and 1990, respectively.
From 1984 to 1986, she was with the National Centre of Telecommunication Studies (CNET) in Paris, where she was engaged in the framework of a contract for a ‘Sociological and Semiological Study of Local Television News’. From 1990 to 1993, she taught at the University of Crete in the Department of Sociology. From 1993 to 1995, she was Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies at the same University. Since 1996, she is with the Department of Communication, Mass Media and Culture at Panteion University where she is currently Associate Professor of Political Communication.
Since 2005 she cooperates with the Greek Open University as a teacher-consultant for the module Cultural Communication of the Postgraduate Program.
Since 1997, she has been participating in the European Program ‘Erasmus’, and is currently responsible for undergraduate and post-graduate programs with 15 European countries.
Since 2009 she collaborates with the Department of Political Science and History for teaching the Postgraduate Program course Political Communication.
She is an advisor of an edition–series called “Communication–Politics”.
Her publications include journal articles, books and book chapters on public sphere and communication, local communication, ideological and political influences of the mass media, and public communication. Her last publications include a) a book “Methodology for analyzing an event from the press”.(2011) b) a book on “Politics as action and discourse”(2003) .
She is a member of the French and Hellenic Political Science Associations.