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Classics is the study of classical antiquity, with many options for areas of focus. At Princeton, our diverse faculty allow us to offer opportunities in a wide range of research areas.


Byzantine Literature

Emmanuel Bourbouhakis


Marc Domingo GygaxHarriet Flower

Gender and Sexuality Studies

Melissa HaynesBrooke Holmes

Greek and Roman Historiography

Andrew FeldherrMichael Flower

Greek and Roman Philosophy

Yelena BarazJoshua BillingsBrooke Holmes; Mirjam Kotwick

Greek and Roman Religion

Harriet FlowerMichael FlowerDan-el Padilla Peralta

Greek History

Michael FlowerMarc Domingo Gygax

Greek Literature and Language

Joshua BillingsEmmanuel BourbouhakisAndrew FordBarbara GraziosiJohannes HauboldBrooke HolmesJoshua KatzMirjam KotwickKaterina Stergiopoulou

Historical and Comparative Linguistics

Joshua Katz

History of Ancient Medicine, Science, and Philosophy

Melissa HaynesBrooke HolmesMirjam Kotwick

Late Latin, Medieval Latin and Neo-Latin

Daniela Mairhofer

Latin Literature and Language

Yelena BarazDenis FeeneyAndrew FeldherrMelissa Haynes;Joshua KatzDaniela MairhoferDan-el Padilla Peralta

Material Culture

Caroline CheungMarc Domingo GygaxDan-el Padilla Peralta

Modern Greek Literature and Culture

Katerina Stergiopoulou

Palaeography, Textual Criticism, and Manuscript Studies

Emmanuel BourbouhakisDaniela Mairhofer

Reception Studies

Joshua BillingsBarbara GraziosiMelissa Haynes;  Brooke HolmesDan-el Padilla PeraltaKaterina StergiopoulouErika ValdiviesoEmmanuel BourbouhakisDaniela Mairhofer

Roman History

Caroline CheungDenis FeeneyHarriet FlowerDan-el Padilla Peralta