Evanthis Hatzivassiliou was born in 1966. He graduated from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1987, and received his MA and his Ph.D. in International History from the London School of Economics in 1989 and 1992 respectively. He currently serves as Professor (Post-war History) at the Department of History of the University of Athens. He is a member of the Academic Committee of the Foundation of the Greek Parliament; the chairman of the Academic Council of the Constantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy; and a Fellow of the Eleftherios Venizelos Foundation. He edits the history page of the Sunday edition of the newspaper Kathimerini. He joined the Greek Turkish Forum in 2003.
Fields of Interest: International History, 1870-1991; the history of NATO; Greek foreign and security policy, and Greek political history, 1923-1979; the Cyprus Question, 1878-2004.
He is the author of:
Britain and the International Status of Cyprus, 1955-59 (Minneapolis: Minnesota Mediterranean and East European Monographs, 1997), pp. 212.
The Cyprus Question, 1878-1960: the Constitutional Aspect (Minneapolis: Minnesota Mediterranean and East European Monographs, 2002), pp. 156.
Greece and the Cold War: Frontline State, 1952-1967 (London: Routledge, 2006) NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc: Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 19511969 (London: Routledge, 2014)
The NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society, 1969-1975: Transatlantic Relations, the Cold War and the Environment (Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017)
‘Pointing to the Emerging Soviet Dead Ends: NATO Analysis of the Soviet Economy, 1971-1982’, Cold War International History Project Working Paper no. 87 (Washington, DC: Wilson Center, 2018)