Evdoxios Doxiadis

Associate Professor
Office: AQ 6016
Telephone: 778-782-9603
Email: edoxiadi@sfu.ca

Areas of Study: EUROPE


Evdoxios Doxiadis completed his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley in 2007. He was the Ted and Elaine Athanassiades post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University from 2007 to 2008, and has worked at the International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies and at San Francisco State University from 2008 to 2012 when he moved to Simon Fraser University. His research focus is 18th and 19th century Greek and Mediterranean history with a particular interest in questions of law, gender, minorities, state formation, and nationalism.

Research Interests

Modern Greece, Modern Mediterranean, Law, Gender, Minorities, Nationalism.


Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Ous o Theos Synezeuxen, Anthropos me Chorizeto.” State, Church, and Divorce from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Greek State. special issue of the Austrian peer-reviewed journal of gender history “L’ Homme” vol. 31, no. 1 (2020) 35-52, (https://www.vr-elibrary.de/doi/abs/10.14220/lhom.2020.31.1.35)
  • “The ‘illegitimacy’ of foreign loans: Greece, the Great Powers, and foreign debt in the long 19th century” in Living under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis. Evdoxios Doxiadis and Aimee Placas (eds), (New York: Berghahn Press, July 2018), 18-64.
  • “From Legal Diversity to Centralization: marriage and wealth in nineteenth-century Greece” for an edited volume titled Gender, Law and Economic Well-Being in Europe from the Fifteenth to the Nineteenth Century: North vs South? Anna Bellavitis and Beatrice Zucca Micheletto (eds), New York: Routledge 2018.        
  • “Resurrecting the Law: State Formation and Legal Debates in Nineteenth Century Greece” in special issue titled Constructing the Modern State in the Balkans in European History Quarterly 48:4 (2018).
  • “A Place in the Nation: Jews and the Greek state in the long 19th century” in Tullia Catalan and Marco Dogo (eds.), The Jews and the Nation-States of Southeast Europe from the 1848 Revolutions to the Great Depression: Combining Viewpoints on a Controversial Story, (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2016), 104-134.
  • “Adaptation, Emulation, or Tradition? Greek family law in the first decades of the modern Greek state”, in Marion Roewekamp and Sara Kimble (eds.), New Perspectives on Women’s Legal History, (Routledge, 2016), 27-54.
  • “Women, Wealth, and the State 1750-1860” in Evguenia Davidova ed. Wealth in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Balkans, A Socio-Economic History, (I.B. Tauris, 2016), 9-29.
  • “The transformation of women’s property and work rights with the establishment of the Modern Greek state in the early 19th century” in Heide Wunder and Grethe Jacobsen eds. East meets West: A Gendered view of Legal Tradition,  (Kiel: Solivagus Verlag, 2015), 107-126.
  • “Women and Law in 19th Century Greece: The Impact of the Modern State” in Eva Schandevyl ed. Women in Law and Law-making in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Europe (Ashgate, 2014), 155-198
  • "The Effect of non-Juridical Gender Constructions on Legal Developments. Some General Considerations Through the Case of Abortion”. In volume of the proceedings of the conference "Gender Difference in European Legal Cultures” at the University of Frankfurt am Main (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2013), 155-174.
  • “Legal Trickery: Men, Women, and Justice in Late Ottoman Greece”, Past and Present, no. 210 (2011), 129-153.
  • “Property and Morality: Women in the Communal Courts of Ottoman Greece”, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2010), 61-80.
  • “Kin and Marriage in two Aegean Islands at the End of the 18th Century” in Jutta Sperling and Shona Kelly Wray eds., Gender, Property and Law in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Communities in the Wider Mediterranean 1300-1800, (New York: Routledge Press, 2010), 238-255.
  • “Standing in their Place: The Exclusion of Women from the Early Modern Greek Legal System”, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, No 25, (2007), 75-97.