Prof. Dr. Ilaria L.E. Ramelli FRHistS

Professor of Theology and Bishop Kevin Britt Chair in Dogmatics – Christology
Office: Room 268
M.A. (Classics) Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy, 1996;
M.A. (Philosophy) Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy, 1997;
Ph.D. (Classical Philology and Culture of the Ancient World), State University of Milan, Italy, 2000.
Bio / Information: 

Professor Ramelli earned two MAs (Classics with Specialization in Early Christianity and Philosophy with Specialization in History), a PhD (Classics and Early Christianity), and a post doctorate (Late Antiquity and Religion), as well as two Habilitation/Abilitazione to Full Professor (in History of Philosophy and in Ancient Greek) and in the last 17 years has been Young Researcher in Late Antiquity, Assistant in Roman History, in Ancient Historiography, Professor of History of the Roman Near East, and Assistant in Ancient Philosophy, with focus on classical and Patristic philosophy and early Christianity (Catholic University, Milan, since 2003), as well as Senior Research Fellow in Ancient and Patristic Philosophy (Durham University).

She is Full Professor of Theology and Bishop Kevin Britt endowed Chair in Dogmatics - Christology at the Graduate School of Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary of the Thomas Aquinas University (Angelicum), the director of international research projects, Onassis Senior Visiting Professor of Greek Thought (Harvard; Boston University) as well as of Church History, and Senior Research Fellow in Religion (Erfurt University) as well as Visiting Research Fellow (Oxford University, UK, Corpus Christi).  She has received numerous academic prizes and scholarly awards.

She is a member of many directive and scientific boards of scholarly series and journals and of numerous international scholarly associations, and serves as a peer reviewer for prestigious scientific series and journals and as a scientific consultant in tenure procedures for outstanding Universities, as well as in advanced research funding for international scholarly Foundations. She has taught courses and seminars and delivered invited lectures and conferences in numerous (including topmost) universities in Europe, North America, and Israel, and has never interrupted an intense scholarly activity over the last two decades.

She has authored numerous books, articles, and reviews in eminent scholarly journals and series, on ancient philosophy, especially Platonism and Stoicism, Theology, both dogmatic and historical, Christology, early Christianity, the New Testament, Patristics, the reception and exegesis of Scripture, ancient religions, classics, and the relationship between Christianity and classical culture.

She has been elected Senior Fellow at Princeton University, at CEU Institue for Advanced Studies, at Oxford (Fowler Hamilton Fellow, Christ Church), at Durham (IAS-Classics, for the second time), and at Erfurt University, Max Weber Center, for a Forschungspreis (Research Award) from the Humboldt Foundation.