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Zacharias E. Andreadakis is a Research Assistant in the Department of Education, University of Oslo, Norway. He holds a PhD in Classical Studies from the University of Michigan. He conducts research on the philosophy and economics of higher education, with a special focus on academic development and sustainability.

Grigoris Argeros teaches Sociology at Eastern Michigan University. His research examines the correlates of patterns of racial and ethnic changes in neighborhood composition, as well as class- and race-related changes in the level of location attainment and residential segregation between racial and ethnic groups. His work has been published in City and Community, Journal of Urban Affairs, and Sociology Compass. Dr. Argeros earned a PhD in Sociology from Fordham University and an MA in Applied Social Research from Queens College of the City University of New York.

Maria Chnaraki, founding Director of Greek Studies at Drexel University, is currently the Scientific Consultant of the Governor at the Region of Crete. She earned her PhD in Ethnomusicology and Folklore from Indiana University Bloomington, and her research interests include cultural identity in performed expressions. Her latest publication is “Why Cretan Music?” in Music on Crete: Traditions of a Mediterranean Island, edited by Michael Hagleitner and André Holzapfel (Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Universität Wien, 2017).

Wook-Dong Kim teaches Literature at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, South Korea. His major books in English or Korean include The Edge of Nothing: An Existentialist Reading of William Faulkner, Metaphor and Metonymy, and Translation of the Modernity of Korea. Most recently, he translated Zorba the Greek from English into Korean.

Alexander Kitroeff is Associate Professor of History at Haverford College. His doctoral dissertation was on the history of the Greek diaspora in Modern Egypt. He has published five books on the Greeks in interwar Egypt; the Jews in Athens during World War II; the Greeks in the Americas; Greek Identity and the Modern Olympic Games; and a social history of the Athens-based sports association “Panathinaikos.” His sixth book, entitled The Greeks and the Making of Modern Egypt: from Muhammad Ali to Nasser will be published in 2018 by the American University of Cairo Press. He is completing a book-length manuscript on the history of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.

Elektra Kostopoulou is Lecturer of Modern Greek Studies at Rutgers University. Her research interests revolve around global studies and late Ottoman history. She is currently working on a manuscript entitled Of Minotaurs and Minarets: The Story of Autonomous Crete (1898–1912).

Despina Lalaki is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York. Her research focuses on the role of America in the history and sociology of the Greek state, as well as its ideological and cultural dimensions during the twentieth century with an emphasis on the field of archaeology. Parts of her work have been published in Hesperia: The Journal of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, The Journal of Historical Sociology, and the International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society.

Zsófia Nagy holds a degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology and is Assistant Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Budapest. In recent years, her main research field concerns the relationship between social movements and solidarity and the mediatized nature of social movements. She is currently carrying out fieldwork in Hungary and Greece.

Nevila Pahumi teaches History at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. She is working on a book manuscript based on her dissertation and has a forthcoming article on interwar feminism.

Emilia Salvanou teaches History at the Hellenic Open University and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has published The Construction of Refugee Identity (Nefeli, 2018) and is working on topics related to migrant and refugee movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and to historical culture and consciousness.

Yona Stamatis is Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Illinois, Springfield. Recent publications include “Voicing Belonging: Contemporary Rebetika Performance as Carnivalesque” in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies (2017) and “Rebetika and Catharsis: Cultural Practice as Crisis Management” in Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy (2015...


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