Helena Maragou

English and Modern Languages

BA, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki; MA, Kent State University; PhD, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Helena Maragou has been a member of the Department of English and Modern Languages since 1993. Her teaching focuses on subjects in American literature and culture, in 19th century English literature, Literary Theory, and Drama. She has also taught courses in writing and professional communication. Her scholarly work includes articles on literature of US minorities, women’s literature, 19th century American literature, and American Studies pedagogy. She has also written on the historical roots and contemporary manifestations of Greek anti-Americanism and has edited a volume of essays entitled Our Own America: American Culture in Greece (published in Greek), which is concerned with the impact of American culture on various dimensions of Greek experience. She is currently director of the DEREE International Honors Program and serves as vice president on the Board of the Hellenic Association of American Studies (HELLAS).