Chrys Margaritidis received his BA in Economics from Bard College, US. After working for a year in an investment consulting firm, he continued his studies at Brandeis University, US, where he received his MA in International Finance. He joined CEU in 2001 and has served CEU in various roles since then, most recently as the Dean of Students. Chrys also holds an MA in Philosophy from Open University, UK, and a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Reading, UK.
His main academic interests are philosophy and higher education. Some of the questions he is working on in philosophy is the possibility of founding moral knowledge on moral intuitions, the concept of moral understanding, especially its connection with emotion, and moral expertise. In addition, Chrys is interested in applied ethics issues, such as the ethics of big data and the ethics of higher education.