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Joel Kalvesmaki

Editor in Byzantine Studies

Publications Department, 1703 32nd St NW
Washington , District of Columbia 20007
Office Phone: (202) 339-6400 ext. 6435


  1. BA Classics, BA Philosophy, University of Washington, Seattle (1999, summa cum laude)
  2. MA Early Christian Studies, Catholic University of America (2002)
  3. PhD Early Christian Studies, Catholic University of America (2006)


Editor in Byzantine Studies since 2008, Joel oversees the production of Dumbarton Oaks' flagship Byzantine publications, both print and digital. He is active in the digital humanities, bringing new technologies to bear on scholarly communication. His research and scholarship covers intellectual history in late antiquity, with a specific focus on ancient number symbolism and the writings of Evagrius Ponticus.


Editor in Byzantine Studies