Senior Lecturer in Church History and Liturgical Studies

St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College

BA(Hons), LLB, PhD

Dr Andrew Mellas is Senior Lecturer in Byzantine History & Liturgical Studies at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College. The College is a Member Institution of the Sydney College of Divinity. In 2018, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney on the emotion of compunction in Byzantium.

Andrew has published various books, chapters, and articles on the history of Byzantium, liturgics, and hymnody, as well as presenting papers on these subjects at international conferences. His current projects include exploring the liturgical intersections of hagiography and hymnography, and editing The Cambridge Companion to the Byzantine Church. He is also a member of the Australian Byzantine Choir.