Chris Spirou is a politician in New Hampshire in the United States. He was born in the town of Porti in the Prefecture of Karditsa, Province of Thessaly, Greece, and migrated in 1956, at the age of 13, to the United States of America. He is a graduate of Saint Anselm College, Goffstown, New Hampshire, and holds a master's degree in urban studies and social change from Goddard College, Vermont. Spirou lectured in many universities including Harvard University and Dartmouth College and has taught the course as an adjunct professor at New Hampshire College (now Southern New Hampshire University). In 1970 he was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives. Spirou served as House Minority Leader from 1975 to 1984 and was the Democratic nominee for governor in 1984, but was defeated by incumbent John Sununu, Spirou later served as chair of the state Democratic Party, but subsequently returned to Greece. Spirou leads the planning and curricular agenda for the academic community of Hellenic American University.
- Chris Spirou, profile at Hellenic Technologies Archived January 9, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Q&A with: International educator Chris Spirou - New Hampshire Business Review - December 9 2005". www.nhbr.com. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
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