Modern Greek Studies Association

University of Missouri at St. Louis


Year Program Established:2003
Approximate Number of Students Enrolled (per academic term): 150

Level of Program Offered (and when established):

Certificate in Greek Studies (18 credits) (2003)


Full Time Faculty:

Dr. Michael Cosmopoulos
Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Chair of Greek Studies and Professor of Archaeology

Maria Kouti (Modern Greek language and literature)

Nikos Poulopoulos (Modern Greek History and Culture)

Diane Touliatos (Byzantine culture)

Constantine Michaelides (Greek architecture)

Andrew Hurley (Oral History)


Sponsoring Departments/Administrative Entities:

Department of Anthropology-Center for International Studies
Sociology, and Foreign Languages

Does the program offer financial support to students? Yes

Program resources, achievements, and challenges

Matsakis Greek Culture Center

Critzas Archives of the St. Louis Greek community

Karakas Library

Hellenic Spirit Foundation Conference Room

Dimaroggonas Media Room

Recent initiatives in curriculum, collaborative projects, outreach, educational and research support.

Archaeological excavation at Iklaina

Joint outreach programs with the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis

Performing Arts events

Public lectures and conferences

537 Clark Hall
1 University Boulevard
University of Missouri-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO. 63121 USA

314 516-6241
Fax: 314 516-7235

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Courses Offered


Modern Greek I
Modern Greek II
Modern Greek III


Modern Greek History and Culture

Greece and the Balkans

History of the St. Louis Greek community

Greece in Hollywood

Courses taught in other areas in Modern Greek Studies

Ancient Greek history and culture

Greek Art and Architecture

Greek mythology

Archaeological fieldwork

Ancient Greek I

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