Panos Leventis, Ph.D.

Portrait of Panos Leventis.

Office: Hammons School of Architecture 101-C
Phone: (417) 873-7906

Spring 2023 Office Hours

10 a.m. – Noon
3 – 5 p.m.

10 a.m. – Noon
3 – 5 p.m.

Panos Leventis, Ph.D., RA

Professor of Architecture
Associate Dean of Architecture

Panos Leventis was born in Famagusta, Cyprus in 1968. As a Fulbright Scholar, Panos obtained a five-year Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California (1993). He also holds a post-professional Master of Architecture with an emphasis in Urban Design from UCLA (1996), and a Ph.D. in the History and Theory of Architecture from McGill University (2004), which he obtained as a Commonwealth Scholar. 

Panos is  Professor at the Hammons School of Architecture of Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, and he has served as Director of the Drury Center in Greece from 2008 to 2013. He has taught at the USC School of Architecture Study Abroad Program in Milan and Como, at McGill’s School of Architecture in Montréal, and at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, where he aided in the formation of a new Department of Architecture.

Panos has been invited to lecture on his research and/or participate in design reviews at the Pratt Institute in New York, at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, at the State University of New York in Albany, at California State University in San Luis Obispo, at Mid Sweden University in Östersund, at the University of Patras in Greece, and at three Schools of Architecture in Cyprus (Neapolis University in Paphos, University of Nicosia, and University of Cyprus).

Panos has been practicing Architecture as a licensed Architect in Cyprus and Greece since the mid-1990s, with numerous built projects, and with awarded entries in national and international Architectural and Urban Design competitions. He is the author of Twelve Times in Nicosia. Nicosia, Cyprus, 1192-1570: Architecture, Topography and Urban Experience in a Diversified Capital City, published in 2005 by the Cyprus Research Center.

Drury University faculty member since 2006
Professor since 2018


  • B.Arch., University of Southern California, 1993
  • M.Arch., University of California-Los Angeles, 1996
  • Ph.D., McGill University, 2004