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 Associate 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, at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, where he aided in the formation of a new Department of Architecture, and at the Drury home campus in Springfield.
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 Drury’s home campus, at Mid Sweden University in Östersund, at the University of Patras in Greece, and at four Schools of Architecture in Cyprus (Frederick University, Neapolis University, University of Cyprus, and University of Nicosia).
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