Dimitri Gondicas


Dimitri Gondicas is Stanley J. Seeger ’52 Director of the Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies and Director of the Princeton Athens Center. He teaches courses in modern Greek language and culture. He is co-author of Greek Today: A Course in Modern Greek Language and Culture (University Press of New England, 2004); also, co-editor (with Charles Issawi) of Ottoman Greeks in the Age of Nationalism (Darwin Press, 1999) and co-editor (with Marina Brownlee) of Renaissance Encounters: Greek East and Latin West (Brill, 2015).

He is currently editing a volume (with author Harrison Blackman) on Princeton and the Hellenic World: 1746-1979 (forthcoming 2021). Over the last forty years, he has led the effort to develop Princeton’s Hellenic Collections, by acquisitions or gifts-in-kind, including over 200 Greek manuscripts, from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. Many of these manuscripts are described in Sophia Kotzabassi and Nancy Patterson Sevcenko, Greek Manuscripts at Princeton, Sixth to Nineteenth Century: A Descriptive Catalogue (Princeton, 2010).