Modern Greek Studies Association

Dr. Yona Stamatis

Assistant Professor of Music

University of Illinois, Springfield

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Michigan, 2011

M.A. in Musicology, University of Michigan, 2007

B.A. in Music, Barnard College, Columbia University, 2004

B.A. in Violin Performance, Manhattan School of Music, 2004

Principal Publications

University of Illinois, Springfield
One University Avenue MS VPA 62
Springfield, Illinois 62703

(217) 206-8583

University page

Areas of Specialization

Rebetika; Greek folk/popular music; Musical nationalism; Nonviolence and Civil Resistance; Music and Social Justice

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Musical Nationalism in Times of Crisis: A Greek Case Study

Travels to Greece

Introduction to Modern Greek Culture

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