Michail-Chrysovalantis Markodimitrakis is a doctorate student at Bowling Green State University in American Culture Studies with a secondary concentration in Critical Race Studies. Born and raised in Iraklion Crete, he holds a BA and MA in English. He has published articles on the intersection of film, psychoanalysis, and politics. As an undergraduate, he was a member of the awarded student theatre group “Bald Theatre,” and has served as independent student representative in his department faculty council. From 2014-2016 he served as a Teaching Associate for the General Studies Writing Program at BGSU, while from 2016-2018 he taught the freshman course “Introduction to Ethnic Studies.” Michail has participated in several European programs concerning youth empowerment and social justice issues, while recently he also organized a webinar on Islamophobia. His doctoral research focuses on the Mediterranean as a deadly geography for migrants, refugees, and local communities.
Updated May 2018