Constantinos Phellas is a Professor of Sociology and currently serving as the Vice Rector for Research & Faculty at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus. His research interests include sociology of health & illness, ageing & sexualities. Professor Phellas holds a doctorate degree in Sociology from the University of Essex, UK. He also holds two Masters degrees from the University of Warwick (UK) and City University (UK) respectively. He has taught extensively (mainly at postgraduate level) at the University of Essex, City University, University of London and London South Bank University. His publications focus upon the intersection of age, gender and culture and the social & psychological aspects of public health domain. He is currently the President of the Cyprus Sociological Association.