Visiting Professor (Adjunct) of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism
Andrew Szegedy-Maszak earned his B.A. in Classics at the University of Michigan and his Ph.D. at Princeton University. Since 1973 he has been on the faculty at Wesleyan University, where he is now Professor of Classical Studies and Jane A. Seney Professor of Greek. In 1998-99 he was the "250th Anniversary Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching" at Princeton, and he has also held visiting professorships at UCLA, Dartmouth and the Yale School of Drama. He has been a guest scholar in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. He has won the American Philological Association's award for excellence in the teaching of Classics, as well as the Wesleyan University award for teaching excellence. He has published widely on Greek history and historiography and on the history of photography. His current project is a study of the representation of classical sites by 19th-century photographers and travel writers; among his recent publications is Antiquity and Photography (2005), which won the Association of American Publishers award for Excellence in Scholarly Publishing.