Litsa Chatzopoulou was born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece (1967). She has studied History and Modern Greek Literature at the University of Crete. She received her PhD in Modern Greek Literature from the University of Crete (Department of Philology). She worked as Contracted Assistant Professor at the University of Crete (Department of Philology 1996-2002, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies 2004). She has published books, studies and papers on 19th and 20th century Greek history and literature.