The University of Dallas Rome Program, Rome, Italy
The University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
The American University of Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Modern Greek History
Art and Archaeology
The Monks and Monasteries of Constantinople, ca. 350-850 (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2007).
People and Places of the Roman Past: An Educated Traveller's Guide (Amsterdam University Press / ARC Humanities Press: Croydon UK, 2019).
Select Articles and Book Chapters:
o 2020: "Monastic Recruitment Patterns and the Novitiate in the Early Byzantine Centuries," in Between Community and Seclusion. Religious Life in South-Asian, Buddhist and Christian Traditions, eds. Mirko Breitenstein and Gert Melville, Vita Regularis - Ordnungen und Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter 79 (LIT Verlag: Münster, 2020), 149-62.
o 2020: "Monasticism in the Byzantine Empire," in The Oxford Handbook of Christian Monasticism," eds. Bernice M. Kaczynski and Thomas Sullivan, OSB (Oxford University Press: New York-Oxford, 2020), 138-54.
o 2019: "Emperor Constantine (ca. 277-337, r. 324-37) at the Arco di Costantino, the Basilica di S. Giovanni in Laterano, and the Basilica dei Santi Quattro Coronati," in People and Places of the Roman Past: An Educated Traveller's Guide, ed. Peter Hatlie (Amsterdam University Press / ARC Humanities Press: Croydon UK, 2019), 95-110.
o 2009: "Images of Motherhood and Self in Byzantine Literature," Dumbarton Oaks Papers 63 (2009) 31-57.
o 2006: "The Religious Lives of Children and Adolescents," in A People's History of Christianity. Vol 3: Byzantine Christianity, ed. Derek Krueger (Minneapolis, Fortress Press: 2006) 182-200.
o 2006: "Monks and Circus Factions in Early Byzantine Political Life," Monastères, images, pouvoirs et société à Byzance, ed. Michel Kaplan (Byzantina Sorbonensia, 23) (Paris, Publications de la Sorbonne: 2006) 13-25.
o 1999: "Spiritual Authority and Monasticism in Constantinople During the Dark Ages (ca. 650-800)," in Portraits of Spiritual Authority, eds. J.W. Drijvers and John Watt, Religions of the Graeco-Roman World (Leiden: Brill, 1999), 195-222.
o 1998: "Friendship and the Byzantine Iconoclast Age," in Friendship and Friendship Networks in the Middle Ages, ed. Julian Haseldine (London: Sutton Press, 1990), 137-52.
Edited & Translated Texts:
o 2003: "The Encomium of Ss. Isakios and Dalmatos by Michael the Monk (BHG3 956d): Text, Translation and Notes, in EUKOSMIA. Studi miscellanei per il 75˚di Vincenzo Poggi S.J., eds. Vincenzo. Ruggieri and Luca Pieralli (Rome, 2003), 275-311.
o 1989: "The Answer to Paul Asen of Gregory Palamas: A Fourteenth-Century Apology for One, Grand and Angelic Schema," St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly 33:1 (1989): 35‑51.
Recent Book Reviews:
o 2019: Monasteries and the Care of Souls in Late Antique Christianity, Cognition and Discipline. By Paul C. Dilley (Cambridge-NY-Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2017), in Church History Review 88:2 (June 2019) 479-82.
o 2014: The Hypotyposis of the Monastery of the Theotokos Evergetis, Constantinople (11th-12th Centuries), by R.H. Jordan and Rosemary Morris (Farnham, Ashgate: 2012), in The English Historical Review 129: 540 (2014) 1165-7.
o 2013: Efthymiadis, Stephanos, ed., The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography, Volume I: Periods and Places (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2011), in Speculum.88:2 (2013) 512-14.
o 2012: Harris, Jonathan, The End of Byzantium (New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2010), in The Journal of Hellenic Studies 132 (November 2012) 288-89.
o 2010: Haldon, John, ed. A Social History of Byzantium (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing: Chichester, West Sussex:, 2009), in The Journal of Hellenic Studies 130 (November 2010) 295-6.