Iro Filippaki

Iro Filippaki is a Medical Humanities scholar, focusing on literary representations of physical and mental trauma. After completing her graduate studies at the University of Glasgow, and a postdoctoral research post at Johns Hopkins University, Iro has returned to Athens, Greece where she currently teaches Medical Humanities and other interdisciplinary courses at the American College of Greece. Apart from co-editing Tendon, she is also an editor for De Gruyter’s book series Computer Games and the Humanities. Her monograph published in 2021 was titled The Poetics of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Postmodern Literature, and her current research focuses on representations of injury and resilience, and impatient bodies in literature.