Nikos Rotzokos studied political science at Panteion University. He completed postgraduate studies in History at the University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne and received his PhD from the Department of Sociology of Panteion University. He has worked at Panteion University and the University of Crete, while he has been teaching at the Department of Political Science of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki since 2000 with the subject “Modern and Contemporary Political History of Greece”.
He deals with research with the Greek national movement, the revolution of 1821 and the formation of the Greek state.
His main publications include the monographs Revolution and Civil War in the Twentieth Century (Plethron, Athens 1997) and National Awakening and Ethnogenesis. Orlofika and Greek historiography (Bibliorama, Athens 2007).