Jacques Albert Bromberg, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Classics

Jacques Bromberg is Assistant Professor of Classics in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, and an affiliate of the University’s programs in Cultural Studies and in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. His research focuses on history and epistemology of Ancient Greek medicine, the history of academic disciplines, ancient athletics, and the intersections of literature, rhetoric, and philosophy in Classical Greece. He is coediting the forthcoming “Companion to Aeschylus” (Wiley-Blackwell), and is author of numerous articles and book chapters on disciplininarity in antiquity and the Socratic tradition. He is also currently writing a history of Greek tragedy and rhetorical theory, and preparing a collection of Greek tragic fragments. He contributes to the History of Medicine elective for fourth year students in the School of Medicine, and is designing an undergraduate course: Ancient Greek and Roman Medicine.  Before coming to Pittsburgh in 2014, he taught Greek history and literature at Duke University, and held a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Colby College.