Director Emeritus of the CHS Greece is Professor Ioannis Petropoulos, Department of Greek Philology, Democritus University of Thrace. Professor Petropoulos served as the Center’s Director from its beginning until March 2019.
Ioannis (John) Petropoulos), Professor of Ancient Greek Literature, Democritus University of Thrace and Adjunct Professor of Classics, St Photius Orthodox Theological Seminary in Etna, CA
Ioannis (John) Petropoulos was educated at the University of Athens Law School, Harvard University (AB, Classics), and the University of Oxford (DPhil.,Litterae Humaniores, Lincoln College). He taught ancient Greek literature at Oxford for several years before settling in Greece in 1990. See Ioannis Petropoulos's bio.