Selected Publications


  •  The Encyclopedia of Epic Films (three co-authors), Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Md.: 2014.
  • The Epic Films of David Lean, Scarecrow Press, Lanham Md.: 2011.
  • Aristotelis Valaoritis (a translation), Fagotto Books, Athens, Greece, 2011.
  • The Epic in Film, Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007.
  • How I Read Film (a translation), Grigoris Publications, Athens, Greece, 2007.
  • Responding to Film: A Text Guide for Students of Cinema Art. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2002.
  • Aristotelis Valaoritis; a Critical Biography, Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976.

Various Writings and Published Articles:

  • “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (2001): War, History, and Culture—A Re-Evaluation,” Byron Massialas Honor Volume, ATRAPOS PUBLICATIONS, Athens, Greece (August, 2006).
  • “The Remake of Psycho (Gus Van Sant, 1998): Creativity or Cinematic Blasphemy?” Senses of Cinema, 3/10/00-*
  • “Abbas Kiarostami; Notions of Suicide”; Senses of Cinema, 0/2/2001.*
  • The Outrage, a novel; received a 3rd Prize, The Seventh Annual Writers’ Festival of the Florida First Coast, 1993.
  • Oedipus the King, translated and adapted from the play by Sophocles; performed at the Flagler College Auditorium, directed by Thomas Rahner, October 1991.
  • Electra, play by Euripides, translated by Constantine Santas, performed by the Flagler College Players, St. Augustine, Florida, 1983.
  • Antigone by Sophocles, translated from the Greek; and performed by Flagler College Louis Auditorium, Flagler College Department of Theater Arts, Fall, 2010.
  • Landing Day, a play about the First Greek immigrants at New Smyrna, Florida, commissioned by the Archdiocese of North and America Special Grant. St. Augustine, Florida, 1985. The Founding of the *St. Augustine National St. Photios Shrine,” in Greek Orthodox National Shrine, Dedication (St. Augustine, 1985).
  • The First Love (I Proti Agapi), by John Kondylakis, translated from the Greek with an introduction by Constantine Santas. Accepted for publication, The Greek Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Death of a Brave Man” (Thanatos Palikariou), by Kostis Palamas, translated from the Greek by Constantine Santas and Antonios Gonis, Editor, Theofanis G. Stavrou, Modern Greek Studies Yearbook, Volume 8, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, 1992).
  • “The Growth of Modern Greek Letters in the Nineteenth Century,” in Essays in Tribute to Greek Letters, edited by Fotios K. Litsas, Modern Greek Series, University of Illinois at Chicago Circle (Chicago, 1985).
  • “The Aesthetic Experience, According to Eliseo Vivas,” Nea Estia, Volume 113, Athens, February 15, 1983.
  • Poemata, by Xenophon Santas, edited with an introduction by Constantine Santas and Gerasimos Santas (Irvine, California, 1983).
  • “The Constitutive Symbol; its Derivation, Meanings,” Nea Estia, Volume 102, Athens, July 1, 1977.
  • “The Arts,” in World Systems in Action, pp. 321-425, Byron G. Massialas, Senior Editor (Evaluation, Dissemination and Assessment Center, ESEA, Title VII, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981).
  • The Neighborhood; a bilingual textbook, with a Teacher Manual (Dallas, Texas, 1982).
  • Your Greek Heritage; a bilingual textbook, with a Teacher Manual, Allen Woodman, editor, Byron G. Massialas, director, Social Studies Materials Development Center for Greek-Speaking Children, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida (Dallas, Texas, 1981).
  • Emerson’s Theory of the Hero, doctoral dissertation, Northwestern University, 1971 (published in microfilm, University of Michigan, 1971).