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Curriculum Vitae of Prof. Theodosis Karvounarakis, Chief Academic Officer for ThessISMUN

  • 1982: Degree in Law, University of Athens Law School, Athens, Greece.
  • 1984: M.Phil. in International Relations, Dept. of History, University of Cambridge, England.
  • 1991: Ph.D. in History, Dept. of History, University of Cambridge, England.

Research and work experience
  • 1987-1989: Member, Institute of Historical Research, Univ. of London, England.
  • 1991-1992: Instructor in Modern Greek History, Univ. of Thessaly, Greece.
  • 1992: Instructor in European History, Univ. of St. Cloud, Minnesota USA.
  • 1993-1995: Postdoctoral Associate, Modern Greek Studies Program, Dept. of History, Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis USA.
  • 1996-2003: Lecturer in European Political and Diplomatic History, Dept. of International and European Studies, Univ. of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • 2003: Assistant Professor.
  • 2009: Associate Professor, Diplomatic History of Europe and the United States of America.
  • 1998 to date: University of Macedonia, American Studies Seminar Coordinator and Lecturer (organized annually by the University of Macedonia in cooperation with the American Consulate General of Thessaloniki).
  • 2009 to date: Director, Graduate Programme in International Studies, Department of European and International Studies, University of Macedonia.
  • 2014: Professor.

Research and Teaching Interests

European History, (19th and 20th Centuries), Modern Greek History, US Diplomatic
History, History of International Relations.



  • American Foreign Policy in the 20th century: A Historical Overview, Part 1 (1898-1945), in Greek, Ant. N. Sakkoulas Publications, Athens-Komotini, 2008.
  • The Third Conference of London (February-March 1921) and the GrecoTurkish Dispute over Asia Minor and Eastern Thrace, Ant. N. Sakkoulas, Athens-Komotini, 2008.
  • The Cold War: An interdisciplinary approach, in Greek, Editor and author of three articles. Sideris Publications, Athens, 2012.
  • The Art of Diplomacy and its Artisans. A Historical Overview. Thyrathen Publications, Thessaloniki, 2013, Greece.
  • Diplomacy in the 21st Century. Conference proceedings to be published by the University of Macedonia Press. Editor and Contributor.


A number of Articles in English and Greek journals, including Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, Balkan Studies and Vima ton Koinonikon Epistimon.