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Stan Draenos
Historian and Political Analyst, Greece

A historian and political analyst based in Athens, Greece, Stan Draenos received his PhD at York University in Toronto, after studies at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. Author of Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick and Freud’s Odyssey, his articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the London Review of Books, Washington Monthly and numerous Athenian newspapers. He has been a Contributing Scholar at The Wilson Center, a Research Fellow at the Princeton University Hellenic Studies Program, and historian at the Andreas G. Papandreou Foundation. He has served as press secretary for the Majority Leader of the California state Senate and published several scholarly articles on Hannah Arendt, Sigmund Freud, modern Greek politics and US foreign policy.