John A. Demetracopoulos


Academic Biography

PhD in Philosophy, 2001. Thesis: Aristotle’s Categories and the ‘Nomina Divina’ in Anselm of Canterbury (Athens)
Current affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Patras, Greece

Main research activities and interests

Greek and Latin Medieval philosophy and theology; philological evidence of Greek-Latin philosophical and theological interaction in the Middle Ages and the post-Byzantine era.


Director of the Thomas de Aquino Byzantinus international research project (2007-), sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (Athens, Greece)
member of the Management Committee of the European IS1301 Action: “New Communities of Interpretation: Contexts, Strategies and Processes of Religious Transformation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe” (2013-17) of the ‘European Cooperation in Science and Technology’ (COST) Framework
member of the editorial board of ‘Corpus Christianorum – Series Graeca’, subseries: “Thomas de Aquino Byzantinus” (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers);
member of the editorial board of ‘Byzantinisches Archiv – Series Philosophica’ (Berlin: de Gruyter);
an Alexander von Humboldt fellow (2006-)

Major publications