Prof Theofanis G Stavrou

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Department of History
1224 HellerH

271 19th Ave S

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

Curriculum Vitae


  • modern Greece
  • modern Balkan and Greek-Slavic relations
  • Eastern Orthodoxy
  • Modern Greek studies
  • religious history in modern Russia
  • Russian history
  • Russian and Ottoman empires
Courses Taught
  • Hist 3637 - Modern Russia: From Peter the Great to the Present
  • Hist 3767 - Eastern Orthodoxy: History and Culture
  • Hist 5264 - Imperial Russia: Formation and Expansion of the Russian Empire in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Founder and editor, Modern Greek Studies.:
  • Greece Prepares for the Twenty-First Century. Stavrou, Theofanis, Dimitri Constas, Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
  • Russian Travelers to the Orthodox East from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Century. Stavrou, Theofanis, Peter Weisensel, Slavica Publishers, 1986.
  • Redefining Southeastern Europe: Political Challenges and Economic Opportunities. Stavrou, Theofanis, John Lampe, 1998.
  • College of Liberal Arts Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1976
  • Hellenic Society of Translators of Literature Award
  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 2000