Dr Andrew Mellas

Senior Lecturer in Church History and Liturgical Studies, St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Theological College
Bachelor of Arts (Honours and University Medal, University of Sydney, 2001), Bachelor of Law (University of Sydney, 2003), PhD (University of Sydney, 2018).

Dr Andrew Mellas is the Senior Lecturer in Byzantine History and Liturgical Studies at St Andrew’s. In 2018, he completed a Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney on the emotion of compunction in Byzantium. Andrew has published various chapters and articles on the history of Byzantium, liturgics and hymnody in peer-reviewed publications and journals, as well as presenting papers on these subjects at international conferences. He is also a member of the Australian Byzantine Choir and has memberships as the

  • Honorary Associate, Medieval and Early Modern Centre, University of Sydney
  • Member of the Society of Oriental Liturgy
  • Member of the Australasian Association of Byzantine Studies
  • Member of the International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the ISOCM Journal
  • Member of the Committee on the Translation of Liturgical Texts (Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia)

A limited number of publications are listed here.

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