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katerina lagos

katerina lagos




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Skills & Interests

  • Humanities / History / Area Studies / Europe / Greece (Expert)
    I am a modern Greek historian with expertise in the interwar period. I research and publish on minorities, education, fascism, dictatorships, and World War II. In addition, I teach methods courses for the History Department.


  • Modern Greek Studies Association
    Executive Board member 08/2015 – Current
  • American Historical Association
    member 08/2005 – Current
  • Modern Greek Studies Association
    member 08/1998 – Current

Education History

  • DPhil Modern History (01/2015)
    University of Oxford


  • Lagos, K G. (2015). “Forced Assimilation or Emigration: The Case of Sephardic Jewry in in Journal of Modern Hellenism. (31).
  • Lagos, Katerina G. (2006-2007). The Metaxas Dictatorship and Greek Jewry in Journal of Modern Hellenism. (23-24).

Teaching Experience

  • History 100 - Introduction to Historical Skills (Current)
    • CSUS – History
    • I have taught this undergraduate methods course since I was hired at Sac State.
  • History 109 - Modern Greece (Fall 2017)
    • CSUS – History
    • This upper-division course covers the history of Greece from the Greek War of Independence (1821-28) until Greece's entry to the European Union.
  • History 005 - Modern Western Civilization (Spring 2017)
    • CSUS – History
    • I have taught this lower division introductory course since I was hired at Sac State.


  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior
  • French
    • Speaking level: Beginner
    • Reading level: Advanced
  • Greek
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Community Service, Arts and Letters (03/2015)
    I was awarded an Outstanding Faculty Award in 2015 that recognized my work in community outreach. As the Director of the Hellenic Studies Program, I have worked very hard to maintain a connection between the university and the local Greek community.


  • The Thessaloniki Fire of 1917: Minority Conflicts Caught in the Crossfire, 01/03/2015
    Part of the American Historical Association conference in New York City
  • “Defending Hellenic Identity: Interwar Fears and the Repression of Foreign and Minority School Education in Greece, 1924-41”, 11/03/2013
    Part of the Modern Greek Studies Association Conference at the University of Indiana
  • "Contextualizing the Greek Crisis: A Greek Default Lost in the Aftermath of the 1929 Stock-Market Crash.", 04/03/2012


  • Full Professor (08/2010 – Current) Department of History, CSUS
  • Social Sciences Book Review Editor (01/2016 – Current) Journal of Modern Greek Studies
  • Adjunct Faculty (08/2016 – 08/2017) Simon Fraser University, Canada