Andrea U. De Giorgi

Professor of Classics

Andrea U. De Giorgi specializes in Roman urbanism and visual culture from the origins to Late Antiquity, with emphasis on the Eastern Mediterranean and the Italian peninsula. He is the author of Ancient Antioch: from the Seleucid Era to the Islamic Conquest (Cambridge University Press 2016, paperback 2018), co-author of Antioch. A History (2021, Routledge, winner of the G. Ernest Wright Book Award), editor of Antioch on the Orontes. History, Society, Ecology, and Visual Culture (Cambridge University Press 2024), Cosa and the Colonial Landscape of Republican Italy (2019, Michigan), and co-editor of Cosa/Orbetello. Archaeological Itineraries (2016, Pegaso). He has directed excavations and surveys in Israel, Turkey, Syria, Georgia, Jordan, and the UAE. He studies the 1930s Antioch collections at the Princeton University Art Museum and, since 2013, has directed the Cosa Excavations, Italy. He has collaborated with the Museo di Antichità di Torino, the Museo di Cosa in Ansedonia, and the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has received numerous fellowships and grants both from American and European institutions; in 2019-2020 he held a Humboldt research fellowship at the Institut für Klassische Archäologie at the Freie Universität, Berlin. At present, he is the Robert F. and Margaret S. Goheen Fellow at the National Humanities Center in Durham, NC. 

Research Interests
Roman Archaeology of Italy and the Provinces, Classical Visual Culture, and Late Antiquity