Hariclea Zengos

English and Modern Languages

BA, Deree – The American College of Greece; MA, Clark University; MEd Harvard University; PhD, Tufts University

Hariclea Zengos has been a professor in the Department of English and Modern Languages at Deree – The American College of Greece since 1989. She teaches courses in English and American literature, and has also taught courses in academic writing and professional communication. Her research and publications focus on colonial and postcolonial literature, Greek writers of the diaspora (with a specific interest in Greek-Australian and Greek-American writers), and modern travel writing about Greece. She has presented papers at a number of international conferences; published book chapters in critical volumes such as Australian Made: A Multicultural Reader (Sydney UP, 2009) and New Urges in Postcolonial Literature (Atlanta, 2009); and contributed essays to The Literature of Travel and Exploration (Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003) and British Travel Writers, 1876-1909 (Gale, 1999). She was a fellow at the Salzburg Seminar for American Studies (2003) and a seminar participant at the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History at Yale University (2010). Dr Zengos has served as English department head (2001-2005) and director of the English Language Program (2010-2012). From 2011-2014 she held the position of Associate Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Since fall 2014 she holds the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.