John J. Yiannias

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Yiannias is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia, teaching art history for over thirty years. Dr. Yiannias holds a Ph.D. in Early Christian and Byzantine Art from the University of Pittsburgh and works as the lead expert on Orthodox iconography. He has written and edited several works related to Byzantine art, including book The Byzantine Tradition after the Fall of Constantinople, an article on “Orthodox Art and Architecture” in A Companion to the Greek Orthodox Church, as well as several contributions to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s website.