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Pantelis Lekkas Professor, University of Athens

Pantelis Lekkas (a.k.a. Padelis Lekas) holds a BA in Sociology (First Class Honours) from Sussex University (1982), and a PhD from Cambridge University (1986). He was the recipient of a Schilizzi Scholarship (1979-1982) and of a King’s College External Studentship (1982-1985). He was also Marie Curie Fellow at Warwick University(1996), Senior Visiting Lecturer at Haifa University (2000), Visiting Associate Professor at Cyprus University (2004), and Onassis Senior Visiting Scholar lecturing in the USA and Canada (2012). He is the author of several articles and four books, two of them on nationalism. His research interests lie in political sociology, historical sociology, classical and modern social theory, and theories of nationalism. He has been teaching on the Postgraduate Programme for the past ten years.