Hellenic Studies Programs and Chairs
North America

Ball State University
History Department, Richard Burkardt
Bldg.#209, McKinley Ave., Muncie, IN
47306; 765-285-8700; (fax) 765-285-5612
Sponsoring Departments: History
Established: 1969
Director: Professor John A. Koumoulides
Email: jkoumoul@bsu.edu
Level: Undergraduate elective courses

Boston College
Department of Classical Studies, Carney
Hall 122, 140 Commonwealth Ave.,|
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467; 617-552-3664;
(fax) 617-552-8828
Email: Dia.Philippides@bc.edu/cl/
Web: www.fmwww.bc.edu/cl
Sponsoring Dept.: Classical Studies
Established: 1983
Director: Dia M. L. Philippides, Professor
of Classical Studies
Level: minor concentration, Certificate in
Modern Greek Studies

Boston University
Department of Classical Studies, School of
Theology Building, 745 Commonwealth
Ave., Boston, MA 02215
617-353-2427; (fax) 617-353-7369
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics
Established: 1975
Director: Christos Synodinos
Contact: Dr. Stephanie Nelson
Level: B.A, graduate elective courses

Brown University
Department of Classics
Box E, Providence, Rhode Island 02912
501-863-3543; (fax) 401-863-7337
Sponsoring Dept.: Commitee of Modern
Greek Studies
Established: language instruction in 1972;
instruction in Modern Greek literature and
history in1995
Director: David Konstan (Classics)
Email: David_Konstan@Brown.edu

Exec. Committee: Constantine Dafernos
(Mathematics), Georgia Gotsi (Comparative
Literature), Elsa Amanatidou (Classics,
Modern Greek)
Contact: Elsa Amanatidou at Elsa-

Level: B.A.

Columbia University
Kimon A. Doukas, Chair
515 Hamilton Hall, MC 2873, 1130 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027
212-854-2189; (fax) 212-854-7856
Email: greek@columbia.edu
Sponsoring Dept.: Program in Hellenic Studies, Classics
Established: 1987
Didrector: Karen Van Dyck, Assoc. Prof.
of Modern Greek Language & Literature
Level: B.A. Concentration in Modern Greek

Cornell University
Goldwin Smith 120 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY
607-255-7529; (fax) 607-255-1565
Contact: Gail Holst-Warhaft, Professor of
Classics and Comparative Literature
Email: glh3@cornell.edu
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics
Established: 1978
Level: Undergraduate elective course

Dartmouth College
Department of Classics
6086 Reed Hall, Hanover, NH 03755-3506
603-646-3394; (fax) 603-646-9288
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics
Established: 1966
Director: Jeremy Rutter, Chair, Dept. of
Classics, email:
Web: http://www.dartmouth.edu
Level: Undergraduate electives

Dawson College
Hellenic Studies Center, Suite 5D, 2
3040 Sherbrooke St., West
Westmount, Quebec H3Z1A4, Canada
Email: helleniccenter@dawsoncollege.qc.ca
Director: Eleni Karakanika
Established: 1987
Level: Certificate

Florida Atlantic University
Department of Languages & Linguistics
Certificate in Classical Studies Program
777 Glades Road, P.O. Box 3091, Boca
Raton, FL 33431-0991
Contact: Dr. Konstantinos Nikoloutsos, Asst.
Prof. of Classics, Dept. of Languages and
Email: nikolout@fau.edu
Sponsoring Dept.: Classical Studies
Level: Undergraduate courses

The Greek Institute
1038 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge,
MA 02138
617-547-4770; (fax) 617-661-9150
Established: 1988
Director: Dr. Athan Anagnostopoulos
Contact: Asst. Dir., Maria Anagnostopoulos
Email: GreekInst@aol.com
Web: http://www.thegreekinstitute.org/
Level: Advanced undergraduate
Note: TGI is a private, non-degree-granting
institution, and sponsors many cultural event,
in addition to language courses

Harvard University
George Seferis Chair, 319 Boylston Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-7783; (fax) 617-496-6720
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics in collaboration
with Anthropology, Comparative Literature,
Inter-disciplinary Programs in Folklore &
Mythology, Study of Religion, Women's
Established: 1978
Contact: Panagiotis Roilos
Email: roilos@fas.harvard.edu
Levels: B.A. in Modern Greek & Classics,
special concentrations in Modern Greek &
Ph.D. in Modern Greek, Modern Greek with
Byzantine Greek, Comparative Literature,
Certificate in Language Competence in
Modern Greek
Extension School: B.A.

Hellenic College
60 Goddard Ave., Brookline, MA 02146
Sponsoring Dept.: Greek Studies
Established: 1968
Director: Aristotle Michopoulos, Professor
of Greek and Greek-American Studies
Level: B.A. Minor in Modern Greek Studies.
Elective courses. Certificate in Modern
Greek Studies

Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242
216-672-7980; (fax) 216-672-4025
Sponsoring Dept.: History, Modern and Classical Language Studies
Director: Victor Papacosma, Professor
of History (Greece, Balkans, Europe)
Email: spapacos@kent.edu
Level: Certificate in Hellenic Studies
(ancient to modern)

Kenyon College
Department of Classics
Ascension Hall, Gambier, OH 43022
740-427-5657; (fax) 614-427-5276/5676
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics
Director: Prof. William E. McCulloh, Emeritus
Email: mcculloh@kenyon.edu
Established: 1972
Level: Undergraduate individual tutorials

Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern 
Greek Studies; 310-338-4463;
(fax) 310-338-1947
Established: 1971 by Prof. Hugh Gray
Director: Demetrios Liappas, Modern Languages Department
Email: dliappas@lmu.edu
Level: Minor in Modern Greek

McGill University
Classics Department, 855 Sherbrooke St.,
West, Montreal, Quebec H3A2T7, Canada
514-398-6208; 514-398-6202 (Classics)
Director: Prof. Anne Farmakides, Emerita
Established: 1963
Level: Minor concentration and B.A.

New School for Social Research
66 West 12th Street, New York, NY
212-229-5676; (fax) 212-229-5679
Sponsoring Dept.: Foreign Languges
Director: Linda Rodrigues, Professor
of Languages
Level: Undergraduate elective courses

New York University
726 Broadway, Rm. 634, New York,
NY 10003
212-998-3990; (fax) 212-998-3985
Sponsoring Dept.: Alexander S. Onassis
Program in Hellenic Studies
Established: 1988
Level: B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Ohio State University
414 University Hall, 230 N. Oval Mall,
Columbus, OH 43210
614-292-2744; (fax) 614-292-7835
Web: http://omega.Columbus.ohio-

Sponsoring Dept.: Greek and Latin
Director: Gregory Jusdanis, Professor of
Modern Greek
Email: jusdanis.l@osu.edu
Established: 1975
Level: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. in Modern Greek,
in Greek (Ancient through Modern), and in
several languages and disciplines housed
in other departments

Old Dominion University
Development Office, College of Arts and
Letters, 100 New Administration Bldg.,
Norfolk, VA 23529
804-683-3421; (fax) 804-683-5911
Sponsoring Dept.: College of Arts & Letters
Established: Currently in planning stage.
Director: Harry D. Creemers, Exec. Dir.
of Development
Level: Undergraduate degree in
classical studies

Princeton University
58 Prospect Ave., Princeton, NJ 08540
609-258-3339; (fax) 609-258-2137
Sponsoring Dept.: Program in Hellenic
Web: www.princeton.edu/-Hellenic
Established: 1979
Director: Peter Brown, Professor of History
Executive Director: Dimitri Gondicas,
Lecturer in Modern Greek
Level: Undergraduate Certificate in
Hellenic Studies; Ph.D. in Classical
and Hellenic Studies

Queens College
CUNY, Jefferson Hall 301, Flushing,
NY 11367-0904; 718-997-4520;
(fax) 718-997-4529
Email: Hpsomiad@gol.go.edu
Web: www.go-edu/greekstudies
Sponsoring Dept.: Center for Byzantine
and Modern Greek Studies
Established: 1973
Director: Harry J. Psomiades, Professor
of Political Science;
Email: Psomiades@go.edu
Assistant Director: Ms. Effie Lekas
Level: B.A., Certificate in Modern Greek

Regis College
Weston, MA 02493-1571
781-768-7433; (fax) 617-484-6223
Sponsoring Departments: History, Classics
Established: 1972
Director: A. Lily Macrakis, Prof. of History
Level: Certificate and minor in Modern Greek Studies

Richard Stockton College of
New Jersey,
PO Box 195, Jim Leeds Rd., Pomona, NJ 08240-0195; 609-652-
1776; (fax) 609-601-0247; Sponsoring
Departs: Arts and Humanities
Established: 1995
Coordinators: Demetrios Constantelos
Contacts: Alexander Alexakis
Email: Alexakia@loki.stockton.edu
Tom Papademetiou; Email:
Level: Minor in Hellenic Studies (2002-03)

Rutgers University
306 Bishop House, College Ave. Campus
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
908-932-9637; (fax) 908-932-1271
Email: trip@rci.rutgers.edu
Web: http://moderngreek.studies.rutgers.edu

Sponsor: School of Arts and Sciences
Established: 1979
Director: Antonia Tripolitis, Professor of
Late Antiquity
Level: Undergraduate Minor

San Francisco State University
School of Humanities, 1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
415-338-1892; (fax) 415-338-0932
Email: Modgreek@sfsu.edu
Web: www.sfsu.edu-modgreek
Center for Modern Greek Studies, Nikos
Kazantzakis Chair
Sponsoring Departments: Comparative Literature and Classics
Established: 1981
Director: Martha Klironomos, Assistant
Professor of Modern Greek & Comparative
Level: B.A., M.A. in Classics, minor in
Modern Greek; M.A. in Comparative
Literature, concentration in Modern Greek

Temple University
739-741 Gladfelter Hall, Philadelphia, PA
215-204-1715; (fax) 215-204-1715
Sponsoring Dept.: Ctr. for Hellenic Studies
Director: Kyriakos M. Kontopoulos, Professor of Sociology
Level: Undergraduate elective courses

University of Arizona
Department of Classics, Learning Services
Building 203, 1512 East First Street,
Tucson, AZ
85721-0105; 520-621-1689;
(fax) 520-621-3678; Web:

Sponsoring Dept.: Classics
Established: 1973
Directors: Mary Elis Voyatzis, Head, Dept.
of Classics and Assoc. Prof. of Greek
Archaeology; Gonda Van Steen, Associate
Professor of Classics and Modern Greek
Email: gonda@u.arizona.edu
Contact: Elini Hasaki, Assistant Professor
of Ancient Archaeology
Level: Undergraduate minor

University of Connecticut at Storrs
Center for Hellenic Studies "Paideia"
28 Dog Lane, P.O. Box 818, Storrs, CT 06268
(860) 429-8518; (fax) 860-583-5643
Email: paideia@snet.net
Director: Ilias Tomazos
Level: B.A., Teacher education, Certificate
programs, Graduate courses

University of Florida
Center for Greek Studies, Box 117435, 125
Dauer Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611
352-392-2075; (fax) 3532-846-0297;
Sponsoring Department: Classics
Established: 1980
Directors: Karelisa Hartigan, Professor of
Classics & Drama; Leonidas Polopolus,
Professor of Food Resources
Level: B.A. in Classics, with concentration in
Greek Studies; Minor in Greek Studies

University of Houston
Department of Modern and Classical
Houston, TX 77204-3784;713-743-3034
Sponsoring Dept.: Modern and Classical
Established: 1990
Director: Valentini Papadopoulou Brady,
Professor of French
Level: Non-degree program, satisfies
language requirement

University of Illinois at Chicago
Program in Modern Greek Studies
Dept. of Classics & Mediterranean Studies
601 South Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607-
7112; 312-996-3281; (fax) 312-996-8526
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics & Medit.
Established: 1978; endowed chair. 2003
Director: Prof. Pietro Bortone
Email: bortonnep@uic.edu
Web: http://www.uic.edu/~bortonep

University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-2013; (fax) 301-314-9084
Email: mh77@umail.umd.edu
Sponoring Dept.: Classics
Established: 1989
Director: Mary Pittas-Herschbach, Lecturer
Level: Non-degree program (4 semesters);
satisfied foreign language requirement.
Modern Greek in translation. Study abroad
course in Greece.

University of Michigan
C.P. Cavafy Chair, 2016 Angell Hall,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109; 734-764-0360;
(fax) 734-763-4959
Web: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/modgreek
Sponsoring Depts.: Classical Studies and
Comparative Literature
Established: 1990
Directors: Vassilis Lambropoulos, Artemis
Leontis, Professors of Modern Greek
Level: Minor in Modern Greek; M.A. and
in several disciplines and
departments with special strengths in
classics, comparative literature,
anthropology, political science, history,
and sociology.

University of Missouri-St. Louis
8001 Natural Bridge Rd., St. Louis, MO
63121-4499; 314-516-6241;
(fax) 314-516-6237/6757;
Sponsoring Dept.: Foreign Languages
and Literatures
Established: 1996
Level: Undergraduate elective courses

Universite de Montreal
Etudes neo-helleniques
C.P. 6128, Succ. Centre-ville, Montreal,
Quebec, Canada H3C3J7
514-343-7791; (fax) 514-343-2255
Sponsoring Dept.: Faculty of Arts &
Sciences, Dept. of Literature & Modern
Languages, History Dept., Dept. of
Political Science
Director: Professeur Jacques Bouchard
Email: iacchos@dsuper.net
Web: http://www.fas.umontreal.ca/CETCL
Established: 1973
Level: Joint M.A.

University of New Hampshire
Murkland Hall, 15 Library Way, Durham, NH
03824; 603-862-3190; (fax) 603-862-0104
Sponsoriing Dept.: Classics (Languages,
Literatures and Cultures)
Established: 1965
Director: Nina Gatzoulis, Lecturer in Classics
Email: ninagatz@comcast.net
Level: B.A. in Modern Greek

University of South Alabama
Department of Foreign Languages &
Literature, HUMB 322, Mobile, Alabama
36688; 334-461-1534; (fax) 334-460-7130
Sponsoring Dept.: Dept. of Foreign
Director: Prof. Sophia Metzakis Laszlo
Email: slazlo@usamail.usouthal.edu
Established: 1987
Level: B.A.

University of South Florida
Tampa, Fl 33620; 813-974-3211;
(fax) 813-974-2769; Sponsoring Dept.:
Languages & Linguistics
Established: 1956
Director: Maria Esformes, Professor
Level: Undergraduate elective courses

University of Texas at Austin
Classics Department, Austin, TX 78712
512-471-5742; (fax) 512-471-4111
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics
Director: Dr. Cynthia W. Shelmerdine
Email: cwshelm@mail.utexas.edu
Web: http://www.utexas.edu/depts/classics
Established: pre-1966
Level: Undergraduate electives

University of Washington
University of Washington,
315 Smith Hall, Box 353560, Seattle, WA 98195; 206 543-1565; (fax) 206-543-9451;
Email: carolt@u.washington.edu
Sponsoring Dept.: European Studies
Established: 1998
Director: Carol G. Thomas, Professor of History, Chair of European Studies and of Hellenic Studies
Level: Concentration with undergradaute degree in European Studies in the Jackson School of International Studies
(updated 11 July 2005)

Wayne State University
431 Manoogian Hall, Detroit, MI 48202
313-577-3032; (fax) 313-577-3266
Sponsoring Dept.: Classics, Greek
and Latin
Established: 1969
DirectorS: Kenneth R. Walters,
Professor and Department Chair
Level: Minor in Modern Greek Studies

Yale University
Center for International and Area Studies
Luce Hall 244, 34 Hillhouse Avenue
PO Box 208206, New Haven, CT 06520
203-432-9342/3423; (fax) 203-432-5963
Email: george.syrimis@yale.edu or
Web: http://www.yale-edu/ycias/hsp/
Sponsor: European Studies Council,
Established: 2001
Directors: John Geanakoplos, Maria
Georgopoulu, George Syrimis
Level: Elective courses

York University
Hellenic Heritage Foundation Chair
in Hellenic Studies, Vari Hall Room 2140,
4700 Keele Str.,Toronto, Ontario, 
Canada M3J1P3
416-736-2100x30415; (fax) 416-736-5836
Sponsoring Dept.: History
Established: 2002
Director: Thomas W. Gallant
Email: Tgallant@yorku.ca
Level: B.A. Major (Honors), B.A. Major
(Ordinary), and Minor in History and
European Studies (Greece)

Information compiled from Internet resources, including the Modern Greek Studies Association website at http://www.hnet.uci.edu/classics/MGSA/programs/arizona.html, sundry other Internet sites, and the annual directory of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Corrections or additions may be submitted to HCS at helleniccomserve@papcoholdings.org.

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