Evanthis Hatzivassiliou was born in 1966 in Doxato, Drama region. He received his Ph.D. in International History from the London School of Economics in 1992. He currently serves as Professor (Post-war History) at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens. He is a member of the Academic Committee of the Foundation of the Greek Parliament for Parliamentarianism and Democracy; of the Greek-Turkish forum; and Fellow of the Eleftherios Venizelos Foundation. He is the editor of the Modern and Contemporary History series of Patakis Publications, and of the history page of the Sunday edition of Kathimerini.
Dr. Hatzivassiliou has received the following awards: the Eleftherios Venizelos Award of the Greek Parliament (1994); an award by the Academy of Athens (2005); and the Edmund Keeley Book Prize of the Modern Greek Studies Association (2007).
His research interests include: International History (1870-1991); perceptions in post-war international relations; Greek political history and foreign policy (1923-1979); the Cyprus question (1878-2004).
His publications include: Strategies of the Cyprus question: the 1950s (Athens: Patakis, 2005 – in Greek); Greece and the Cold War: Frontline State, 1952-1967 (London: Routledge, 2006); Greek Liberalism: the Radical Trend, 1932-1979 (Athens: Patakis, 2010 – in Greek); NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc: Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-1969 (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).