Stratis Papaioannou works on Byzantine literature in its many facets. He has published a monograph on Michael Psellos (Michael Psellos: Rhetoric and Authorship in Byzantium; Cambridge University Press 2013), a collection of Psellos’ essays on the theory of literature and art (together with Charles Barber; Notre Dame University Press 2017), and a critical edition of Psellos’ letter-collection (two vols., Degruyter 2019). He has also published a critical edition and English translation of six texts of Symeon Metaphrastes (Christian Novels from the Menologion of Symeon Metaphrastes; Harvard University Press 2017), and has completed the Handbook of Byzantine Literature for Oxford University Press (to appear in 2020). Papaioannou studied Greek literature at the University of Athens, Greece (1995) and Byzantine studies at the University of Vienna (2000). He has taught at the Catholic University of America (2000-2005), Brown University (2006-2018), and as visitor, at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris) and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. In 2018, he was named John Guggenheim Foundation Fellow.