Réka Forrai has a degree in Classical Philology from Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, and an MA and PhD in Medieval Studies from CEU. She defended her PhD dissertation entitled The Interpreter of the Popes: the Translation Project of Anastasius Bibliothecarius in 2008. She has been awarded numerous postdoctoral fellowships, among others at the American Academy in Rome, Dumbarton Oaks in Washington D.C. and the Italian Academy of Columbia University in New York. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Medieval Literature at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense (2012-2015). She has published extensively on questions related to medieval Greek-Latin translation theory and practice. Her current research focuses on papal involvement in the spreading of Greek culture in the West during the Middle Ages.