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Description of research and teaching

Previous work experience 

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (01.09.2017-30.12.2017, Danish Institute in Rome, Queen Ingrid’s Roman Foundation); individual project about the reading-writing techniques of the Byzantine scholars; the case study of the codicological details and marginalia of the ms Vat.Gr. 437 (10th CE) with Pseudo-Nonnos’ Commentary (6th CE). 

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (1.06.2015-30.08.2017, Aarhus University, Denmark, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship by the ERC); project about linguistic, cognitive and theological aspects of the epistemological theories of Origen, Eunomius and the Cappadocians in the context of Hellenic grammatical, logical and cognitive theoriesresulted in a monograph Knowledge, Language and Intellection from Origen to Gregory Nazianzen: A Selective Survey (Peter Lang, 2017). 

  • Lecturer in Patristic Literature and Philosophy (09.2012-06.2015, St. Tiknon’s Orthodox University, Moscow)MA&PhD level, supervision of the MA thesis. 

  • Lecturer in Ancient Greek and Latin (09.2012-06.2015, SS Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, Moscow)MA&PhD level. 

Education information

  • Doctor of Classical Philology (June 2011, Moscow State University, Russia). 

  • Specialist in Christian Theology (June 2007, Ryazan State University, Russia).  

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2009 2019

A Fluidity of Canon and Textual Criticism in the Works of Origen

Usacheva, A., 27 Sep 2019, We and They : Decolonizing Biblical and Greco-Roman Antiquities. Cahana-Blum, J. & MacKendrick, K. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, p. 117-130 14 p. (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Who Knows His Aristotle Better? Apropos of the Philosophical Polemics of Gregory Nazianzen against the Eunomians

Usacheva, A., 2019, Les polémiques religieuses du ler au IVe siècle de notre ère: hommage à Bernard Pouderon. Bady, G. & Cuny, D. (eds.). Paris: Les Éditions Beauchesne, p. 407-421 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

A Foreword

Usacheva, A., 2017, Dire Dieu. Les Principes Méthodologique de L’Écriture sur Dieu en Patristique. Les Éditions Beauchesne, p. 9-18

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword / postscriptScientificpeer-review

Grammar of Theology: Logical Argumentation from Origen to the Cappadocian Fathers

Usacheva, A., 2017, In : Vox Patrum. 37, 68, p. 95–105

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Knowledge, Language and Intellection from Origen to Gregory Nazianzen. A Selective Survey

Usacheva, A., 2017, Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang . 214 p. (Early Christianity in the Context of Antiquity)

Research output: Book/ReportBook