Elected Ordinary Member of the “European Academy of Sciences & Arts”, Fellow (Distinguished Member) of the National Academy of Technology of the USA, and Fellow (Distinguished Member) of the “Royal Society of Arts” (RSA) in London/UK.
Studied Political Science & Communication. He taught and researched for 40 years in universities (Canada, Greece and Cyprus). Since 2000 he has been living and working as a university professor in Cyprus, where he served for two terms as Rector of the European University Cyprus.
For some years, he represented Cyprus in the Council of Europe/Committee on Higher Education & Research. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Humanities of the European Science Foundation (ESF) in Strasbourg, and also member of the Scientific Committee of the European Social Survey (ESS); a research platform that won the Descartes Prize for Science in Europe for its scientific methodology.
He has published an enormous number of books, chapters, essays and articles in North America, China and Europe. Part of his essays - published in English by leading international publishers - have been translated into various languages and included in the world's historical libraries.
He has published six (6) poetry collections. One of them, "Neurasthenic Landscapes", was chosen for publication and audiovisual presentation by Manos Hadjidakis at the Musical August 1981 Music. At the same time, Manos Hadjidakis received the consent of Nicola Piovani to use his film music in the presentation.
He has translated into Greek poetry by William Faulkner, Octavio Paz, Robert Kroetsch as well as Chinese poets. His poems have been translated into the main European languages, while they have been included in Greek and foreign anthologies. His essays and critical texts on poets and poetry were published in newspapers (Kathimerini, Avgi, To Vima, O Phileleftheros) and literary magazines (Map, Tomes, Diavazo, Letters and Arts, Drawings, Planodion, Porphyras, culturebook, booksitting, etc.). Iakovos Kampanellis, as the Director of the second public radio station of Greece's public broadcaster (ERT) assigned him (1982-3) a series of cultural programs entitled "Magnifications". Together with Mikis Theodorakis they wrote the book "In the Dialectic of Harmony" (2018, Gutenberg).
In 2018 he represented Cyprus as a writer in the European Capital of Culture (Leeuwarden / Netherlands) and at the European Literature Night in Amsterdam.
Received the Panhellenic Poetry Prize "Jean Moreau" for "Wet Glass" as the best poetry collection of 2020 (Gutenberg publications).
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