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THEODORA TSIMPOUKI
Post: Professor
Telephone: 210 727 7739
Office: 703
E-mail: tsimpouki[at]enl.uoa[dot]gr

Theodora Tsimpouki is Professor at the Faculty of English Language and Literature, University of Athens, where she teaches American Literature and Culture. She studied at the University of Athens, the Sorbonne and at New York University from where she obtained her Ph.D. Her books are on modernist American writers (Faulkner and Fitzgerald) and contemporary ethnic American writers (Chicano, Native American and Afro-American literature). Her articles and reviews on contemporary English and American writing, identity politics and feminist theory have appeared in periodicals and conference proceedings. Her most recent publication is a literary history of American Literature (co-authored with Paul Levine) in 2002. She was president of the Hellenic Association for American Studies from 1999 to the present. She is co-editor of Culture Agonistes: Debating Culture, Re-reading Texts (Peter Lang, 2002) and Greek Literature in an International Perspective (Alexandria, 2002).