Konstantinos Spanoudakis is Professor of Greek. He studied at the Universities of Crete and Münster (Germany) and completed his PhD at the University of St Andrews (Scotland, UK). His research interests focus on Hellenistic Poetry, Greek Imperial Poetry, Poetry of the Late Antiquity, Greek Prose Style, Greek Scholarship and Early Christian Literature. He has edited or authored five books and more than fifty articles and reviews. In 2015 he was awarded the Academy of Athens Award in Classical Studies for his book Nonnus of Panopolis, Paraphrasis of the Gospel of John XI, Oxford 2014. Since 2016 he served two consecutive terms as Vice Rector of Personnel and Students Affairs as well as Finances and Infrastructure of the University of Crete.