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Alexander Kitroeff
Professor of History, Haverford College, USA

Alexander Kitroeff is Professor of History at Haverford College in Pennsylvania and has also taught at the American College of Greece and College Year in Athens. His research focuses on identity in Greece and its diaspora in a wide range of fields, from politics to sports, on which he has published extensively. Kitroeff has also collaborated with film director Maria Iliou as historical consultant in several documentary films including “The Journey: the Greek Dream in America” (2007) & “Smyrna 1922: the Destruction of a Cosmopolitan City” (2012) & “Athens Between East & West, 1821-1896” (2020). His most recent book is The Greeks and the Making of Modern Egypt (2019) and his next, Greek Orthodoxy in America: a modern history will appear in June 2020). He is currently working on a history of the AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association) to mark the organization’s centenary in 2022.