Konstantin Boshnakov

Name Konstantin Boshnakov
School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Bachelor of Applied Technology (Honours) - Architecture – Project and Facility Management (APFM)
  • Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice (Honours)
Academic and Professional Designations
  • PhD, Ancient History
  • Research Associate of the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies – University of Waterloo (WIHS)
  • Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH)
  • Fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Member of the Classical Association of Canada (CAC)
  • Member of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS)
  • Member of the Association of Ancient Historians (AAH)
  • Member of the Ernst Kirsten International Society of Ancient Historical Geography
  • Member of the editorial board of the international scientific journal Society and Health
Courses Taught
  • RSCH7300 Understanding Research
  • CLSC73030 Classical Mythology
  • RELS73200 Religions of the World: Western Traditions
Areas of Expertise & Interest
  • Ancient Civilizations
  • Environmental Archaeology
  • Historical Geography
Industry Experience, Professional Currency Activities
  • Twelve years of teaching experience in the Canadian Higher Education, at George Brown College, Sheridan College, Brock University, Ryerson University and University of Toronto (Mississauga)
  • Vast teaching experience in the European Higher Education at universities such as St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, South-West University of Blagoevgrad, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, and Free University of Berlin.
  • More than twenty-five years of research experience as a historian and field archaeologist.
Major Research Projects, Scholarly Activities, and/or Publications

Research project:

  • Above the 40th Parallel North: Contextualizing Accounts from Ancient Thrace and the Black Sea Region

Most recent conference presentations:

  • Hecataeus of Miletus: Reconsidering the Foundations of Ancient Greek Historiography (The Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of Canada, Toronto 2015)
  • New observations on the 3rd century Dura Periplus-Map (International Workshop, École Normale Supérieure, Paris 2015)


  • Rulers of Ancient Europe (in English, Bulgarian, and Greek) (Sofia/Athens)
  • Pseudo-Skymnos (Semos of Delos) (Stuttgart)
Additional Information I am a historian with a broad academic background in Humanities, Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies combined with diverse teaching experience at colleges and universities both in Canada and abroad.

define myself as a teacher at heart and am an avid proponent of engaging students in a media-rich and hands-on learning environment. Over my career I gained practical skills in the authentic lands of ancient civilizations, at museums, archives, manuscript departments, international archaeological and ethnographic expeditions.