Thomas W. Gallant

Professor & Nicholas Family Endowed Chair in Modern Greek History; Co-Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, 2014-2016

Thomas W. Gallant specializes in Modern Greek History and Archeology. His most recently published books are The Edinburgh History of the Greeks. Volume 9: The Long Nineteenth Century, Πολιτισμός, ταυτότητα και εξουσία στα Επτάνησα, 1817-1864: Βιώματα αποικιακής κυριαρχίας, and Murder on Black Mountain: Love and Death on a Nineteenth Century Greek Island. In progress are: Modern Greece: Society, Politics and Economy, Νεώτερη Ελλάδα. Μια κοινωνική και πολιτική ιστορία, Outlaws: Bandits, Pirates and the Making of the Modern World, and Athens: A Social History. He is also the author of Modern Greece, Experiencing Dominion: Culture, Identity and Power in the British Mediterranean, and The 1918 Anti-Greek Riot in Toronto. He is the editor-in-chief of the ten-volume Edinburgh History of the Greeks. In addition, he is a past co-director of the UC San Diego Center for Hellenic Studies and a past president of the Modern Greek Studies Association.