Modern Greek Studies Association

Prof. John O. Iatrides

Professor Emeritus

Southern Connecticut State University

Department of Political Science


Ph.D. 1962 Clark University (International Politics)

M.S.S. 1960 Institute of Social Studies, Hague

M.A. 1954 University of Michigan (Political Science)

B.A. 1953 Ohio Wesleyan University (Political Science)

Principal Publications

“The United States and Greece in the Twentieth Century”, in Theodore A. Couloumbis, Theodore Kariotis, Fotini Bellou, editors, Greece in the Twentieth Century. London: Frank Cass, 2003

Co-editor, The Aegean Sea After the Cold War. Security and Law of the Sea Issues. With Aldo Chircop and Andre Gerolymatos. London: Macmillan, 2000

“The United States, Greece and the Balkans”, in Van Coufoudakis, Harry J. Psomides, Andre Gerolymatos, editors. Greece and the New Balkans. Challenges and Opportunities. New York: Pella, 1999

“Papandreou’s Foreign Policy”, in Theodore C. Kariotis, editor. The Greek Socialist Experiment. Papandreou’s Greece. New York: Pella, 1992

Co-editor. Greece at the Crossroads: The Civil War and Its Legacy. With L. Wrigley. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1995.

Co-editor. Greek-American Relations: A Critical Review. With T. A. Couloumbis. New York: Pella, 1980.

Editor. Greece in the 1940s: A Nation in Crisis. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1981.

Ambassador MacVeagh Reports: Greece, 1933-1947. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980.

Revolt in Athens: The Greek Communist "Second Round", 1944-45. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972.

Balkan Triangle: Birth and Decline of an Alliance Across Ideological Boundaries. The Hague: Mouton, 1968.

Southern Connecticut State University
Political Science Department
New Haven, CT 06515


(203) 392-5668
(203) 392-5670 (F)

Areas of Specialization

International Politics
Diplomacy of the Cold War

Modern Greek Politics –The Greek Civil War

U.S. Foreign Policy

U.S.-Greek Relations

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Politics of 20th Century Greece
Greece in the Cold War

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