James C. Skedros
Lecturer on Elementary Greek
- BA, University of Utah
- MTS, Harvard Divinity School
- ThM, Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
- ThD, Harvard Divinity School
James C. Skedros is the Summer Language Program Lecturer in Elementary New Testament Greek for summer 2020 and Lecturer on Elementary Greek in 2020–21 at Harvard Divinity School. He received his ThD in the History of Christianity from Harvard Divinity School in 1996. He has taught at the Graduate Theological Union (Berkeley, California) and is the Michael G. and Anastasia Cantonis Professor of Byzantine Studies at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, Massachusetts). He has been teaching Greek at HDS since 2000.
His writing and research areas include popular religious practices in Late Antiquity, Byzantine Christianity, the lives of early Christian and Byzantine saints, pilgrimage, and Christian-Muslim relations. He is a double recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, both for the study of Byzantine saints in Thessaloniki, Greece.