Editor's Note: Dr. Aristeides Papadakis is professor of history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).He is a graduate of Holy Cross Orthodox School of Theology, Brookline, Massachusetts, and completed his graduate work at Columbia and Fordham Universities.He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Fordham University.He
is the recipient of research grants, scholarships, fellowships and grants-in-aid from several academic institutions, including the American Numismatic Society
, Harvard University Center for Byzantine Studies
at Dumbarton Oaks, Medieval Academy of America and the University of Maryland
has written extensively and has authored Crisis in Byzantium: The Folioque Controversy in the Patriarchate of Gregory II (1283-89) (Fordham Press, 1983); revised 2nd edition St. Vladimir's Seminary Press (1997); and The Christian East and the Rise of the Papacy 1071 -1453 (St. Vladimir's Press, 1994) with John Meyendorff.French and Greek editions of the latter are forthcoming.He
has also edited a number of unpublished Byzantine texts, including the correspondence of Patriarch John X with Pope Innocent III (13c) and the Life of Euthymius of Sardis (9c) for Byzantinoslavica and Traditio, respectively.More recently Professor Papadakis was a contributor and consultant to The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium 3 vols. (Oxford, 1991).Professor Papadakis is a member of the United States National Committee for Byzantine Studies, the American Historical Association and the Medieval Academy of America.
A Response to Keynote AddressAristeides Papadakis, Ph.D.