Associate Professor in Modern Greek Literature at the Department of Philology, University of Crete. He was born in Athens in 1966. He studied at the University of Athens and obtained his PhD from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). He wrote his Doctoral Dissertation on the Greek modernist writer N.-G. Pentzikis. He has published several articles on Twentieth-century Modern Greek literature, Modern Greek literary criticism, the reception of French literary works and critical ideas in Greece, modernity and its critics, etc.