Alexandra Bounia (PhD) is an associate professor of museology at the University of the Aegean, Greece, Department of Cultural Technology and Communication. She studied archaeology and history of art at the University of Athens and museum studies at the University of Leicester, UK. Her research interests are on the history, theory and management of collections and museums, the interpretation of material culture, and the use of audiovisual technologies as interpretive media. She has published in Greek and international journals and participates in research projects in Greece and abroad. She co-edited with Susan M. Pearce the book Collector’s Voice: Ancient Voices, which was published in 2001 by Ashgate Press. Her book Collectors and Collections in the Ancient World: The Nature of Classical Collecting was published in 2004 by the same publisher, while in 2009 her book “Behind the Scenes of the Museum”: Collections Management in Contemporary Museums was published in Greek by Patakis Publications.