Doctor of Theology Abraham Terian is an Honored Professor of Armenian Theology and Patristics at St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, New York. Before starting to lecture at St. Nersess Seminary, he was Professor of Intertestamental, Apocryphal and Early Christian Literatures for 20 years at Andrews University in Michigan, and for four years a recurring Visiting Professor for both Armenian and Hellenistic Researches at University of Chicago. He is an internationally acknowledged specialist on Hellenistic, Early Christian and Medieval Armenian Literature, about which he has published more than ten books. As a Fulbright Scholar, in 2005 he became the first recipient of Fulbright Award for Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Humanities from the Fulbright Scholar Program and the US-Israel Educational Foundation. In 2008, he was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia. In 2016 he was also elected as a member of Ambrosian Academy of Milan, and in 2018 – a member of the USA National Humanities Center.