Jacques A. Bromberg

  • Assistant Professor (2014-2022)
  • Acting Chair (2015-2016)
  • Faculty Director, Pitt in Sicily (2016-2022)


1501 Cathedral of Learning

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., Classics, Stanford University
  • B.A. (Honors), Classics, Stanford University


  • Faculty Fellow in Global Studies (University of Pittsburgh), 2019-2020
  • Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Classics (Colby College), 2010-2012
  • Dean’s Scholar, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (University of Pennsylvania), 2003-2004
  • George L. Harrison Graduate Fellowship in Classical Studies (University of Pennsylvania), 2001-2003

Representative Publications

Research Interests

  • Greek Literature (esp. drama and rhetoric)
  • Globalization Studies, Global Studies, Global Classics
  • Classical Receptions (esp. in Latin America)
  • Socrates and the Socratic Tradition
  • History and Philosophy of Sport (esp. sport and peace, sport and development, and Olympism)

Research Category