Marc Domingo Gygax

Director, Program in the Ancient World; Professor of Classics


(609) 258–1084


157 East Pyne Building


Marc Domingo Gygax was appointed Director of the Program in the Ancient World for 2020–2023. He joined the Princeton faculty in 2002 in the Department of Classics. Before Princeton, he taught at the University of Tübingen (1997–2002) and held a Fulbright post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California at Berkeley (1994–1995). He studied Ancient History, Archaeology and Prehistory in the University of Barcelona (Lic. 1988, PhD 1993) and Ancient History and Classical Archaeology in the University of Tübingen (M.A. 1990).

Domingo Gygax’s principal interests lie in Hellenistic History, the history of classical Athens and archaic Greece, Greek Epigraphy, ancient and modern Philosophy of History, and Historical Anthropology. He teaches an undergraduate lecture course on Hellenistic History and undergraduate and graduate seminars on Greek democracy, Greek and Roman Historiography, theory and methods of Ancient History, modern Philosophy of History, and Greek Epigraphy. His graduate courses include seminars of the Princeton-Oxford Exchange Program in which students of both institutions meet at the end of the semester to present papers in a common workshop.

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