Nicolas Prevelakis

  • Member of CHS Greece Board of Directors
    • Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard’s Committee on Degrees in Social Studies
    • Assistant Director of Curricular Development at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, D.C., Harvard University


Nicolas Prevelakis is the Assistant Director of Curricular Development at the Center for Hellenic Studies and a Lecturer on Social Studies at Harvard's Committee on Degrees in Social Studies. He has a first Ph.D. in Moral and Political Philosophy from the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris 4) and a second one in Political Sociology from Boston University. He is interested in the history of political philosophy, religion and politics, globalization, and the European Union. He has published articles and encyclopedia pieces on secularization theory, nationalism and ethnicity, Islam in contemporary Europe, modern Greek nationalism, and the conception of the self in Eastern Christianity. He is currently involved in a collaborative book project on the historical connection between nationalism and secularization throughout the world. Nicolas has been closely collaborating with CHS Greece for more than a decade and he is actively involved in the development and academic coordination & leadership of various CHS-Harvard activities in Greece, and also in Cambridge, MA, and Washington, DC.