Συρόπουλος Σπυρίδων Spyros Syropoulos was born in 1970 in Rhodes. He studied Greek and Latin literature and History at the University of Bristol, England. He completed his M.A. (1993) and Ph.D. (1997) at the same University, on the handling of gender relations as means of informing civic ideology via Tragedy.

  • Vice Rector of International Relations, Student Affairs and Alumni of the University of the Aegean (2014-2018).
  • Worked as teaching assistant at the Department of Classics and Ancient History of the University of Bristol (1993-1996).
  • Taught for two years as contract lecturer at the Dept. of Philology of the University of Patras (1999-2001).
  • Teaching at the Dept. of Mediterranean Studies of the University of the Aegean in Rhodes Greece since 2001 (elected as Assistant Professor in 2007; Associate Professor in 2012).
  • Taught at many educating programs of the Ministry of Education and of the University of the Aegean (currently teaching at e-learning programs of the University of the Aegean and responsible of Summer School).
  • Teaching at the Program “Paideia” of the Center for Hellenic Studies PAIDEIA, at the Campus of the University of Connecticut (2003-2013: courses taught in English for students from the U.S.).
  • Visiting Professor of Masaryk University of the Czech Republic (teaching Tragedy).
  • Teaching Ancient Greek Theater at the Open University of Greece (2006-2014).
  • Founder and editor of the electronic journal ELECTRYONE (http://www.electryone.gr )
  • Author of two books on the policies of Alexander the Great (Greek), one about the social function of Greek Tragedy (English), numerous articles in English and Greek (cited by many academics in Greece and abroad).
  • Substitute member of the D.S. of the Monument of Antiquities of Dodecanese for three years.
  • Member of the D.S. of the International Center of Writers and Translators of Rhodes for 9 years (2 years as vice-president).
  • Member of the D.S. of the Municipal Organization of Culture and Athletics of Rhodes (3 years)
  • Participated at three historical documentaries about the Hellenistic period in Rhodes (BBC2), The Colossus of Rhodes (the History Channel) and siege machines in antiquity (the History Channel).