Christopher Pfaff


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Associate Professor of Classics

Background

Christopher Pfaff (Ph.D. Institute of Fine Arts of New York University) serves both as an associate professor in the Department of Classics at Florida State University and director of the Corinth Excavations of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. His work focuses primarily on Greek art and architecture. He is the author of The Argive Heraion, I: The Architecture of the Classical Temple of Hera (Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 2003), and he is currently preparing a follow-up monograph (co-authored with Carol Lawton) on the architectural sculpture of the Classical Temple of Hera at the Argive Heraion. He has also written articles on various other aspects of the Argive Heraion and on the Archaic architecture and Early Iron Age finds of Corinth.

Recent graduate courses taught include: The Athenian Acropolis, Athenian Painted Pottery of the 6th and 5th Centuries B.C, Eighth-century B.C. Greece, Greek Orientalizing Art, Greek Art and Archaeology of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C., Principles of Greek Architecture, The Greek Temple, Greek Votives and Votive Practice, Corinth: Greek City and Roman Colony.


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