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Department of History


Gerasimos Augustinos

Title: Emeritus Faculty
Department: History
College of Arts and Sciences


  • B.A. Syracuse University
  • M.A. Indiana University
  • Ph.D. Indiana University


Professor Augustinos’s areas of research and teaching include the Balkans and Greece in modern times and the development of nationalism and identity in the modern world. He has taught undergraduate courses on the empires of eastern Europe in the nineteenth century, the Balkans in modern times, Eastern Europe in the twentieth century and nationalist movements in comparative perspective. At the graduate level he has taught courses on empire and nation and twentieth century Europe. His publications include: Consciousness and History: Nationalist Critics of Greek Society, 1897-1914; The Greeks of Asia Minor: Confession, Community and Ethnicity in the Nineteenth Century; Diverse Paths to Modernity in Southeastern Europe (ed.); The National Idea in Eastern Europe: The Politics of Ethnic and Civic Community.


Currently working on a study of the formulation and permutation of national identity as related to the problems of modernity in twentieth century Greece.

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