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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.


Black Studies

Emily Greenwood

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 Flower
Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Greek History

Michael FlowerMarc Domingo Gygax

Greek Literature and Language

Joshua BillingsEmmanuel Bourbouhakis;
Barbara GraziosiEmily Greenwood;
Johannes HauboldBrooke Holmes;
Joshua KatzMirjam Kotwick;
Katerina Stergiopoulou

Historical and Comparative Linguistics

Joshua Katz

History of Ancient Medicine, Science, and Philosophy

Melissa HaynesBrooke HolmesMirjam Kotwick

Intellectual History

Emily Greenwood

Late Latin, Medieval Latin and Neo-Latin

Daniela Mairhofer

Latin Literature and Language

Yelena BarazDenis FeeneyAndrew Feldherr
Melissa HaynesJoshua KatzDaniela Mairhofer
Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Material Culture

Caroline CheungMarc Domingo Gygax
Dan-el Padilla Peralta

Modern Greek Literature and Culture

Katerina Stergiopoulou

Palaeography, Textual Criticism, and Manuscript Studies

Emmanuel BourbouhakisDaniela Mairhofer

Reception Studies

Joshua BillingsEmmanuel Bourbouhakis;
Barbara GraziosiEmily Greenwood;
Melissa HaynesBrooke Holmes;
Dan-el Padilla PeraltaDaniela Mairhofer;
Katerina Stergiopoulou

Roman History

Caroline CheungDenis FeeneyHarriet Flower
Dan-el Padilla Peralta