Theodora Tsimpouki is Professor at the Faculty of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a Maitrise in Linguistics from the Sorbonne - Paris V, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in American Literature from New York University. She specializes in American modernist and postmodernist fiction, the 1960s, theories of space and contemporary literary theory. She is co-editor of Conformism, Non-Conformism and Anti-Conformism in the Culture of the US and Culture Agonistes: Debating Cultures, Rereading Texts. Her work has appeared in edited volumes abroad and in Greece. Her recent published research includes articles on Edith Wharton, Stephen Crane, Henry James, Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, E. L. Doctorow, American Exceptionalism and American ideology of space. She has also edited a special issue of the e-journal EJAS on “Sustainability and the American City.” Her recent publication includes The War on the Human: New Responses to an Ever-Present Debate (co-editor) (2017) and “Henry James’s “‘The Aspern Papers’” (The Henry James Review 39.2.2018). She is Book Review editor of the European Journal of American Studies. She is also the new and returning President of the Hellenic Association of American Studies (HELAAS) for 2019-22.