Institute of Theology

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University Officers

Warrak, Elias, President of the University
Bahr (El), Georges, Acting Provost
Archimandrite Jack Khalil, Dean of the Institute

 Institute Staff

Archimandrite Damaskinos AL Keadeh, Student Life Affairs Director                                       
Father Bassam Nassif, BTh Program Coordinator
Father Hareth Ibrahim, Director of St Joseph of Damascus Centre for Manuscripts’ Conservation
Father Gibran Lati, Personnel Office and Publications
Ayuch, Daniel, CBB and SOFIA Program Coordinator
Najm, Simon, Librarian, Al-Kalima Program Coordinator
Kartabani, Beata, Translator and Executive Assistant
Haddad, Perla, Assistant Registrar

Al-Chami, Ghassan, Social Security and Reception
Nassar, Alexandra, Library Circulation and Assistant Accountant
Hanna, Gilbert Maintenance and Purchasing

Full Time Faculty Members

Archimandrite Jack Khalil, Ph.D., New Testament, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Archimandrite Romanos Al-Hannat Ph.D., Byzantine Music, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Archimandrite Parthenios Allaty, Ph.D., Oriental Canon Law , Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome
Father Porphyrios Georgi, Ph.D., Dogmatic Theology, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki,Greece
Father Bassam Nassif, Ph.D., Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand, D.Min., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, USA
Ayuch, Daniel, Ph.D., Theology and Biblical Studies, Wilhelm University of Muenster, Germany
Najm, Simon, Ph. D., History and Civilization, EHESS, Paris, France


Part-Time Faculty Members

Metropolitan PAUL (Yazigi), Ph.D., Patristics, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Metropolitan EPHREM (Kyriakos), Bachelor of Divinity, University of Balamand, Lebanon
Metropolitan Jacques (El- Khoury), Ph.D, Patristics, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Bishop DEMETRIOS (Sharback), Ph.D., Dogmatics & Ecumenical Studies, AristotelianUniversity, Thessaloniki, Greece
Bishop CONSTANTINE (Kayyal), Ph.D., Liturgics, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Bishop Moses Al-Khasi, Ph.D., Biblical Studies, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Archimandrite Alexis Nassour, Ph.D., Church Art, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Father Youhanna Baddour, Ph.D., Sociology of Religions, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki,Greece
Father Seraphim Khoury, Ph.D., Canon Law, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, Greece
Father Ibrahim Chahine, Ph.D, Law and Arabic Literature, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Slim, Souad, Ph.D., History, Paris IV, France, Ph.D., Islamology, Birmingham, U.K
Kanaan, Marlène, Doctorat ès-Lettres, Mention Philosophie, Université Saint-Joseph, Liban
Saab, Adib, Ph.D., Religious Studies,University of London U.K
Elie Dannaoui, Ph.D., Eastern Ecclesiastical Studies - History, Pontifical Oriental Institute - Rome, Italy

Father Philippe Said, M.Th., St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, U.S.A
Father Romanos Gibran, M.Th., University of Balamand, Diploma in Byzantine Music, Zoodhokhou Pigii Institute, Greece
Cortas, Nabil, M.A., Lebanese University.
Father Gebran Allaty, Teaching Diploma in Arabic Language and Literature, Lebanese University, Lebanon
Abdallah, Feyrouz, B.A.,Teaching Diploma, Arabic Literature, Lebanese University
Attieh, Samira B.Th., Aristotelian University, Thessalonoki,Greece
Hanna, Gilbert, Diploma in Byzantine Music, Zoodhokhou Pigii Institute,Greece
Jreige, Jocelyne M.S., Computer Science, University of Balamand, Lebanon
Rbeiz, Imad, M.A., Educational Psychology, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Tabchoury, Bassam, M. Eng., American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Saliba Peter, M.A., Ancient Christian Greek texts and Late Antiquity, University of Crete, Rethymnon


Visiting Professors

Father Michel Najim, Th.D., Aristotelian University, Thessalonoki,Greece
Father Nikolaos Loudovikos, Ph.D., University Ecclesiastical Academy of Thessaloniki
Prof. Dr. Christos Arabatzis, Professor of Patrology, School of Theology - Faculty of Theology, Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki
Prof. Dr. Symeon Paschalidis, Professor of Hagiography, School of Social Theology and Christian Civilization- Faculty of Theology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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