Dimitris Tolias holds a B.A. in Literature and Linguistics from the University of Athens, an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the University Of Exeter, UK, and a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Hellenic American University, USA. From 1991 to 2001, he taught writing and research courses at the American College of Greece (Deree College). From 1995 to 1999 he also taught writing and methodology courses in the English Department of the University of Athens. He is the author and co-author of a number of course books on the teaching of Greek as a Foreign/Second Language. He is also co-author and editor-in-chief of a handbook for teachers of Greek as a Foreign Language. At Hellenic American University, he has served as Head Librarian and teaches academic writing, communication and SLA in the M.A. in Applied Linguistics program and Critical Thinking in the General Education Program. As of September 1st 2021, he serves as Dean for Digital Learning and Education Innovation.
His research interests include e-learning and the design of virtual learning environments.