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Eleni Bozia

Assistant Professor of Classics and Digital Humanities


Associate Director of the DEA project


Prof. Eleni Bozia is an Assistant Professor of Classics and Digital Humanities. Bozia holds two doctoral degrees: a Ph.D. in Classics Studies (University of Florida, 2009) and a Dr.Phil. in Digital Humanities (Universität Leipzig, 2018). Bozia also serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Greek Studies and the Associate Director of the Digital Epigraphy and Archaeology Project. She also holds a Visiting Research appointment at the Universität Leipzig in Germany.
Bozia’s research interests include Imperial Greek and Latin literature, ethnicity, identity, and bilingualism in the High Roman Empire, and digital humanities. She is the author of the book Lucian and his Roman Voices: Cultural Exchanges and Conflicts in the Late Roman Empire (Routledge: New York and London, 2015). She is currently working on her second monograph that focuses on language and culture acquisition in the Roman Empire and their effects on the construction of identity. In the field of digital humanities, Bozia works on digital preservation of artifacts, explores computer assisted methods for the enhanced analysis of languages, and promotes the bidirectional relationship between humanities and sciences.
Bozia is the recipient of collaborative grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Le ministère de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherché, and several national and international awards including the Assistant Professor Excellence Award, the Young Researcher Fellowship from La Fondation Hardt, the e-humanities award from the Universität Leipzig, the Mary A. Sollman Scholarship of the American Academy in Rome, and the CIEGL Bursary from the University of Oxford.

Current Courses

  1. LNW 6933-Special Topics in Latin Literature:The Roman and Greek Novel (syllabus)
  2. DIG4171C – Digital Tools for the Arts and Humanities (syllabus)
  3. DIG4171C – Digital Tools for the Arts and Humanities (syllabus)

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Digital Epigraphy Project Website

Department of Classics Website

Office Hours Fall 2018: Monday 11:45-1:40 or by appointment

Office: 134 Dauer Hall
Phone: +1 (352) 273 3694
Department of Classical Studies
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Gainesville, FL 32611-7435