PhD in Classics, 1980, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dissertation: “Livy’s Praefatio and Sallust”.
Laurea in Lettere Classiche, 1974, Università di Bologna, Italy
Tesi di Laurea: “Il carme 51 di Catullo: Problemi di testo e di interpretazione».
MA in Philology, 1972, University of Athens, Greece.
Academic Positions held
1989-31 August 2015: Associate Professor & Professor of Classics, Department of Philology, University of Crete.
1981-1989: Lecturer &Assistant Professor of Classics, Department of Philology, University of Ioannina, Greece.
1977-1979: Teaching Associate, Department of Classics, The Ohio State University.
Research and Publication Areas
Hellenistic, Late Republican, Augustan and Early Imperial literature, especially poetry; poetry of Late Antiquity; Senecan drama; Ancient novel; reception of the Classics in Modern Greek, Italian, French and English literature; Modern Greek literature.
Special Interests in Modern Greek Literature
Cretan Renaissance Literature; Modern Greek and Italian literature; Kalvos, Solomos, Korais; Cavafy, Kazantzakis, Seferis; the Modern Greek novel.
My book on Andreas Kalvos received the 2014 Athens Academy essay award and the 2014 essay award of the book journal O Anagnostis.