CHS Associate in Hellenic Studies. Member of the CHS Greece "Events Series" Academic Committee
- Professor of Classics at Stanford University
Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi was born in Athens and graduated from the Moraitis School. She earned both her BA and her PhD in Classics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and taught for more than ten years at the University of Crete (Department of Philology). She held several fellowships that enabled her to conduct research at Princeton University and Harvard and eventually moved to Stanford, where she has been teaching in the Department of Classics since 2005. She has published widely on ancient Greek poetic and philosophical texts, with special emphasis on Greek and Graeco-Roman aesthetic thought. Among her publications are Frontiers of Pleasure: Models of Aesthetic Response in Archaic and Classical Greek Thought (Oxford University Press, 2012) and (ed.) Performance and Culture in Plato’s Laws (Cambridge University Press, 2013). She has been serving on the Events Series committee since 2014.