Skip to Main Navigation | Skip to Content

Engaged Learning Experience
Internships at the National, State and Local Level
Study Abroad
High Impact Learning


Kalaitzidis, Akis

Dr. Akis Kalaitzidis Professor of Political Science
Office:  Wood 204- B
Ph:  660-543-8683

Dr. Akis Kalaitzidis received his B.A. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in Economics and Political Science, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia in Political Science. He joined theUCM faculty in 2004. He teaches a variety of classes, including American Government, The European Union, World Politics, International Organizations, and American Foreign Policy. He was Rotary Peace Fellow at the Rotary Peace Center Chulalongkorn University’s Program in Conflict Resolution and has been the director of the Missouri Ghana program (2011) and Missouri Greece program (2015). He is the author of Europe‘s Greece: A Giant in the Making, published by Palgrave McMillan (2010) and co-edited with Dr. Streich US Foreign Policy: A Documentary and Reference Guide (Greenwood 2012) among others. His work appears in a variety of journals, book reviews/contributions, and conference publications.

For more information on Dr. Akis Kalaitzidis, check out his complete Curriculum Vitae.

UCM Courses:

POLS 1510, American Government.
POLS 4450, The European Union.
POLS 2530, World Politics.
POLS 3530, International Organizations.
POLS 4531, American Foreign Policy.