Individual Author Record
Name: Alexander KaranikasPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Other Poetry Born: 1916 Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDr. Karanikas was a Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was a graduate of Harvard and Northwestern.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn addition to his academic achievements, Dr. Karanikas was active in the Greek-American community. He served on the editorial committee of the Greek Star newspaper; was a board member of the United Hellenic-American Congress; co-chairman of the National Bicentennial Symposium, "The Greek Experience in America"; served as National Secretary for the American Council for a Democratic Greece (1947); was a District Officer of the American Hellenic Education and Progressive Association; and a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
''Stepping Stones'', Pella Publishing, 1993''Hellenes and Hellions'', University of Illinois, 1981''Elias Venezis (Twayne's World Author Series; Greece 74)'', Twayne Publishers, 1969''In Praise of Heroes: War Poems'', Clarke Press, 1945''Tillers of a Myth: Southern Agrarians as Social and Literary Critics'', University of Wisconsin, 1969