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Princeton Fellow, Dr. Kostis Karpozilos Joins GCAS Faculty

Kostis PhotoThe Global Center for Advanced Studies is honored to announce that Dr. Kostis Karpozilos has joined our faculty.

Kostis Karpozilos is a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University (Mary Seeger O’Boyle Research Fellowship, Center for Hellenic Studies). He has earned a degree in Modern Greek Literature at the University of Thessaloniki (2002), completed an M.A. in Historical Research at the University of Sheffield (2003) and a Ph.D. in History at the University of Crete (2010). His thesis focused on revolutionary diasporas in the United States and the trajectory of Greek-American radicalism in the 20th century. He is the scriptwriter of the documentary Greek-American Radicals: the Untold Story (2013), the author of a book on the Cretan socialist intellectual Stavros Kallergis (Benaki Museum, 2013), and he has a forthcoming book titled “Revolutionary Diaspora”. Kostis Karpozilos was (2012-2014) a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University and has taught at the University of the Peloponnese, at Sciences Po and at Columbia University.

Dr. Karpozilos will be teaching a GCAS course in Athens entitled, “The History of the Greek Left”.  This course will include excursions, walks and on-site discussion in Athens and Piraeus and is designed to inform the student/participate about the rich history of the political identity of the Greek struggle for democracy.  This course will be available on-line and in Athens.

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