André Gerolymatos

Chair Hellenic Studies, Professor

Areas of Study: EUROPE


Andre Gerolymatos, was educated in classics and modern history at McGill University in Montreal. He specializes in Military and Diplomatic history, and has published several articles and books on these fields such as Espionage in Classical Greece and Guerilla Warfare and Espionage in Greece 1940-1944. From 1987-1996 he was the Director of the Hellenic Studies Center at Dawson College in Montreal and in 1996 he received the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Chair in Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University. In 1997 Dr. Gerolymatos was appointed Director of the Research Institute on Southeastern Europe at Simon Fraser University.

Research Interests

Political & Social History of Modern Greece; Ancient Greek & Roman, Diplomatic History & International Relations.


The Balkan Wars: Conquest, Revolution and Retribution from the Ottoman era to the Twentieth Century and Beyond
New York: Basic Books, 2003

The Balkan Wars: Myth, Reality, and the Eternal Conflict.
Toronto: Stoddart, 2001


Areas of Graduate Supervision