Theodore G. Zervas is professor of education at North Park University in Chicago and director of the Masters in Teaching Program. He holds a bachelors and Master’s degree in history from DePaul University, a Master’s degree in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. in Cultural and Educational Policy studies from Loyola University Chicago. He has also taught at Northwestern University, Technologico Superiores De Monterrey in Mexico and Spice Mountain College in Beijing, China.
Much of Dr. Zervas research focuses on the history of education and Comparative and International Education. He has published academic articles on schooling and national identity, as well as the teaching of history in schools. His first book "The Making of a Modern Greek Identity: Education, Nationalism, and the Teaching of A Greek National Past." Columbia University Press, was published in 2012. His second book "Formal and Informal Education During the Rise of Greek Nationalism: Learning to be Greek," was published in 2016 through Palgrave & Macmillan. He is currently working on a third book project through Routledge titled "The Miltiades Syndrome How Underdog Teachers Succeed in the Classroom."