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His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America
Distinguished Professor, Biblical Studies and Christian Origins, LicTh, ThD, PhD

James C. Skedros
Dean and Cantonis Professor of Byzantine Studies and Professor of Early Christianity, BA, MTS, ThM, ThD

Reverend Eugen J. Pentiuc
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew, LicTh, MA, ThD, PhD

Bruce Beck
Assistant Professor of New Testament (Holy Cross), Director of the Religious Studies Program (Hellenic College), and Director of the Pappas Patristic Institute, AB, MDiv, ThD

Reverend Emmanuel Clapsis
Archbishop Iakovos Professor of Orthodox Theology, BA, MDiv, STM, MPhil, PhD

V. Rev. Archimandrite Joachim Cotsonis
Director of the Library, BS, MDiv, MA, MLIS, PhD

Reverend George D. Dragas
Professor of Patristics, BD, ThM, PhD, DD (hon.)

Reverend Thomas FitzGerald
Professor of Church History and Historical Theology, BA, ThM, STM, ThD

Evie Zachariades-Holmberg
Professor of Classics and Ecclesiastical/Patristic Greek Language and Literature, LicPhil, MA, PhD

Grammenos Karanos
Assistant Professor of Byzantine Liturgical Music, BA, MBA, PhD

Philip Mamalakis
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care, BS, MDiv, PhD

Timothy Patitsas
Assistant Professor of Christian Ethics, BSFS, MDiv, PhD

Rev. Philip Zymaris
Assistant Professor of Liturgics, BA, MDiv, ThD


Adjunct Theology Faculty

REV. ROBERT ARCHON, Adjunct Instructor of Parish Administration, BA, MA, MDiv, (PhD cand) 

TIMOTHY GABRIEL CREEMENS, Adjunct Lecturer of Byzantine Music, BA 

KYRIAKI KARIDOYANES FITZGERALD, Adjunct Professor of Theology, BA, MDiv, PhD

REV. EDWARD W. HUGHES, Adjunct Instructor of Antiochian Studies, BA, MDiv

RASSEM EL MASSIH, Adjunct Lecturer of Byzantine Music, BA, MDiv 

DESPINA PRASSAS, Adjunct Associate Professor of Church History, BA, BSN, MDiv, PhD

V. REV. JOSEPH PURPURA, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Youth Ministry, BA, MDiv, STM, DMin

REV. ALEXANDER RENTEL, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Canon Law, BA, MDiv, PhD

REV. LUKE VERONIS, Adjunct Instructor of Missiology and Director of the Missions Institute of Orthodox Christianity, BS, MDiv, ThM

REV. ANTON VRAME, Adjunct Associate Professor of Religious Education, BA, MA, MDiv, PhD

Research Faculty

V. REV. ARCHIM. MAXIMOS CONSTAS, Senior Research Scholar, BA, MDiv, PhD

Professors Emeriti

METROPOLITAN MAXIMOS AGHIORGOUSSIS, Distinguished Professor of Dogmatic Theology Emeritus

GEORGE BEBIS, Professor of Patristics Emeritus

REV. ALKIVIADIS CALIVAS, Professor of Liturgics Emeritus

REV. STANLEY S. HARAKAS, Professor of Ethics Emeritus

PHOTIOS KETSETZIS, Professor of Byzantine Music Emeritus

REV. GEORGE PAPADEMETRIOU, Associate Professor Emeritus

LEWIS PATSAVOS, Professor of Canon Law Emeritus

REV. THEODORE STYLIANOPOULOS, Professor of NewTestament Emeritus