Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Vicky Kantzou


Princeton University

Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies


2010 - Ph.D. in linguistics, University of Athens, Faculty of Early Childhood Education

2001 - Master’s Degree (M.A.) in Teaching Greek as a Second Language, University of Athens, Faculty of Philology

1995 - B.A., University of Athens, Faculty of Philology.

Principal Publications

Teaching Modern Greek in the US: The development of an undergraduate course curriculum within the CEFR context Glossologia 26. 2018.

Giagkou, M., Kantzou, V., Stamouli, S. & Tzevelekou, M. (to appear, 2015). “Discriminating CEFR levels in Greek L2: a corpus-based study of young learners’ written narratives”. Proceedings of the Learner Corpus Research Conference, Bergen, Norway, September 27–29, 2013.

Tzevelekou Μ., Giagkou, Μ., Kantzou, V., Stamouli, S., Varlokosta, S., Mitzias, I. & Papadopoulou, D. (2013). “Second language assessment in the Greek educational system: the case of Reception Classes”. Glossologia 21, 75-89.

“The temporal structure of narratives in second language acquisition of Greek”. In Gavriilidou Ζ., Efthymiou Α., Thomadaki Ε. & Kambakis-Vougiouklis P. (Eds.), Selected Papers – The 10th International Conference of Greek Linguistics. Komotini/Greece: Democritus University of Thrace, 354-364.

Tzevelekou, M.; Kantzou, V. & Stamouli, S. (2007). Βασική γραμματική της ελληνικής [Basic grammar of Greek]. Athens: Education of the Muslim Children (National and Capodistrian University of Athens) - ILSP / R.C. "Athena", 208 pp.  Available online

Stanley J. Seeger '52 Center for Hellenic Studies
Scheide Caldwell House, Room 107B
Princeton, New Jersey
08544 USA

(609) 258-9452

Department Website

Areas of Specialization

Second language acquisition 

Second language teaching and assessment

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Elementary Modern Greek

Intermediate Modern Greek 

Advanced Modern Greek 

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