Dr. Koutsovoulou is an associate professor in the Management Department (SHO) and teaches negotiation, conflict management, organizational behavior and leadership.
She is currently the Academic Dean of the Industrial Relations and Firm's Competitiveness Corporate Chair and the Scientific Director of the "Manager en Leader" executive program.
Her areas of interest and research focus on the psychosociological processes of negotiation, on the decision-making process and on the link between social identity, conflict resolution and negotiation.
As part of her research activities, she is a member of the International Association for Conflict Management (IACM).
In addition to her academic activities, since 1999 Maria Koutsovoulou has been working as a consultant in numerous French and international organizations in the areas of change management, complexity management, strategic leadership, conflict management and negotiation. She also accompanies Executive committees, Management committees and Executives in the areas of complexity management and strategic leadership.
Previously she was the Academic Dean of the Master in Management Grande Ecole program (2009-2010) and the Dean for Academic Affairs (2011-2014) of ESCP Europe