History Faculty

Richard A. Billows

Ancient Greek and Roman History, Greek Epigraphy

William V. Harris

Ancient Greek and Roman History

Marco Maiuro

Ancient Greek and Roman History; the social and economic history of the hellenistic kingdoms and the Roman Empire; Roman Archaeology

Marc Van De Mieroop

Ancient Near Eastern History

Seth Schwartz

Jewish social, political and cultural history, in the period between Alexander the Great and the rise of Islam


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.