Dr. Marinis is Associate Professor of Christian Art and Architecture and has been the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships including the Aidan Kavanagh Prize for Outstanding Scholarship at Yale, a fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C., the S.C. and P.C. Coleman Senior Fellowship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and a membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. In 2015–2017 he was a Humboldt fellow at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. Professor Marinis has published on a variety of topics ranging from early Christian tunics decorated with New Testament scenes to medieval tombs, graffiti, and Byzantine transvestite nuns. His monograph on the interchange of architecture and ritual in the medieval churches of Constantinople was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014. His second book, on concepts of the afterlife in Byzantium, appeared in 2016. Before coming to Yale he was the first holder of the Kallinikeion Chair of Byzantine Art at Queens College, CUNY.