Professor Marinis 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 visions of the Last Judgment. His latest book, Death and the Afterlife in Byzantium, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.
B.A. University of Athens; D.E.A. Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne; M.A.R. Yale University; L.M.S. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of Toronto; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign