Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. S. Victor Papacosma


Kent State University


Ph.D. 1971 Indiana University (Balkan History)
M.A. 1966 Indiana University (Balkan History)
B.A. 1964 Bowdoin College (History)

Principal Publications

The Military in Greek Politics: the 1909 Coup d'Etat. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1977. 254 pp.

O stratos sten politike zoe tes Ellados. Athens: Estia Bookstore, 1981. 342 pp. (Translation of The Military in Greek Politics.)

Politics and Culture in Greece. Ann Arbor: Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan, 1988. 54 pp.

"The Republicanism of Eleftherios Venizelos: Ideology or Tactics?". Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 7 (1981): 169-202.

"Greece and NATO". In NATO and the Mediterranean (eds. L.S. Kaplan and R.W. Clawson. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1985): 189-213.

"Legacy of Strife: Greece, Turkey, and the Aegean". Studia Diplomatica 37.3 (1984): 295-318.

“More than Rocks: The Aegean’s Discordant Legacy”. Mediterranean Quarterly 7.4 (1996): 75-96.

“NATO and Internal Disputes: Greece and Turkey”. In NATO after Fifty Years (eds. S.V. Papacosma, S. Kay, and M. Rubin. Wilmington, Del: Scholarly Resources, 2001): 199-225

“Greece and NATO: A Nettlesome Relationship”. In A History of NATO: The First Fifty Years Vol. 3 (ed. Gustav Schmidt): 359-374.

Dept. of History
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 44242

(330) 672-0910
(330) 672-4025 (F)

Areas of Specialization

History of Balkans
History of Modern Greece
History of Contemporary Europe

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

History and Society of Modern Greece
History of the Balkans: 18th Century to 1914
History of the Balkans: 1914 to Present

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