Classics Faculty


Marco Fantuzzi

Greek Drama (especially Tragedy and New Comedy); Hellenistic Poetry; Homer; Greek Lyric and Elegiac Poetry; Greek and Latin Metrics; Ancient Literary Criticism and Scholarship


Dana Fields

Visiting Lecturer


Marcus Folch

Greek Prose, Ancient Philosophy, Rhetoric; Theories and Practices of Performance; Genre; Gender; Punishment and Imprisonment


Elizabeth Irwin

Herodotus; Archaic Greek Poetry and History; Greek Tragedy


Susanne Saïd

Greek Tragedy and comedy; Greek Novel; Mythology; Plutarch


Elizabeth Scharffenberger

Greek Drama; Greek and Roman Comic Literature; Classics in Translation and the Classical Tradition; The History of Ideas


Deborah Steiner

Archaic and Classical Greek Literature; Greek Religion and Mythology; Epinician Poetry


Katharina Volk

Latin poetry of the late Republican and early Imperial periods; Archaic and Hellenistic Greek literature; ancient science (especially astronomy and astrology); poetics; the history of ideas


Gareth Williams

Classical Latin Poetry, especially Elegy; Silver Latin Poetry; Senecan Prose


James Zetzel

Latin Literature; Hellenistic Poetry; History of Classical Scholarship


WHAT THE CENTER DOES

The Center for the Ancient Mediterranean at Columbia University seeks to link together all the faculty, students and numerous departments that have an interest in the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean and adjoining areas. It is simultaneously a mechanism for coordinating courses, an information source, and a means of organizing conferences and other scholarly encounters.

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