Dr Katherin Papadopoulos

Research Co-ordinator
Lecturer in History and Church History

Dip Anc Lang, BEc, GCertComp, MTheolSt, PhD


Dr Papadopoulos is a lecturer in History and Church History. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Divinity and was awarded the University Medal for her doctoral thesis on Memory Studies and Late Antique Syriac Martyrologies, which will also be published by Brill. Her interests include Late Antique memory culture, Hagiography, history of the Mediterranean East, and Patristics. Dr Papadopoulos maintains a research interest in John Chrysostom, the Pseudo-Chrysostomica, and Severian of Gabala.


  • BEc – University of Adelaide
  • GradCertComp – Monash University
  • DipAncLang – Macquarie University
  • MTheolSt – Australian Catholic University
  • PhD – University of Divinity

Recent Research Outputs

Peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters

(2024 Sep) “Epilogue: Paul’s Travelling Memory.” In First in the Desert: St. Paul the First Hermit in Text and Tradition, edited by Lisa Agaiby. Texts and Studies in Eastern Christianity 36. Leiden: Brill, 2024. ISBN 9789004702219.

(2022) “The Emperor’s Floor and the Naked Wife: Chrysostom’s retelling of imperial history in In Philippenses hom. 16 and the fate of Fausta.” In Making and Unmaking Ancient Memory, edited by Rajiv Bhola and Martine de Marre, 196–219. Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies. London: Routledge. ISBN 9780367371449.

(2021) “Remembering Earthquakes in the Late Antique Eastern Mediterranean.” Studia Patristica 104:139–164. ISBN 9789042947443.

(2019) “Severian and Chrysostom on their bible’s translation, texts, and canon.” In John Chrysostom and Severian of Gabala: Homilists, Exegetes and Theologians, edited by Johan Leemans, Geert Roskam, and Josien Segers, 179–223. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 282; Bibliothèque de Byzantion 20. Leuven: Peeters. ISBN 9789042938632.