Maria Hadjipolycarpou successfully defended her dissertation, entitled "Intersubjective Histories in the Mediterranean and Beyond: The Poetics of Self in Postcolonial Life Writing." Her committee was co-chared by Artemis Leontis and Michèle Hanoosh, with additional support by Anton Shammas, Daniel Herwitz, and Vassilis Lambropoulos.

Maria has accepted a position at Columbia University in New York, where she will be teaching in the Program of Hellenic Studies