Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Philosophy and Humanistic Studies Department

Anna Kouremenos

Macricostas Endowed Teaching Fellow




Anna Kouremenos is a Greek-American scholar of antiquity specializing in Roman Greece and identity in the Graeco-Roman world. After receiving her BA and MA in Anthropology from The City University of New York (Hunter College), she moved to the UK to pursue a doctorate in Archaeology at the University of Oxford, which was awarded to her in December 2013. Her research explores aspects of social, cultural, and island identities from an interdisciplinary perspective. Currently she is conducting research on Greece in the 2nd century CE, Graeco-Roman identities, migration in the Greek and Roman worlds, and on the subject of national narratives. She is also interested in Greek and Roman art, ancient history in film, and the reception of antiquity from the Renaissance to the present.