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Maria Goula

Director, Cornell Institute for European Studies
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Maria Goula is an associate professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture. She develops research on coastal tourism, especially in regard to the interpretation and reinvention of leisure patterns regarding coastal dynamics. Being herself a designer, she is mainly interested in translating interdisciplinary knowledge on the coast into design protocols. The spectrum of her research covers the history of Mediterranean coastal tourism and Landscape Architecture inquiry methods on the coast and leisure, internationally.