Paschalis Paschalis is an Associate Professor at the Department of Design and Multimedia, University of Nicosia. He studied at Indiana State University, USA, graphic design, fine arts and multimedia, and holds a five-year bachelor’s degree (intergraded masters) in fine arts (BFA), a two-year postgraduate degree in multimedia design (MA) and a professional diploma from the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) in interactive media project management. His education was funded by a scholarship from the office of Indiana State University publications, where he was employed as a graphic designer throughout his studies.
His research interests include user interface design, interactive media project management, stop motion animation and visual communication. He has been presenting his research and animation short independent films at international conferences and animation festivals and has more than 25 years of professional experience in the fields of graphic and web design, multimedia and project management.
He worked on funded research projects, served in academic, reviewing and design and animation curatorial committees, and has been appointed by the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE) as member and chair of several teams for the external evaluation and accreditation of academic programs in Greek public Universities.
He has been teaching in tertiary education since 1998 and he is the founder and coordinator of the BA program in Interactive Media and Animation at the University of Nicosia. He is currently a member of the University of Nicosia Internal Quality Assurance Committee (UNIQAC) representing the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and holds the position of head of the Department of Design & Multimedia.