Elizabeth Kosmetatou

Elizabeth KosmetatouDr. Kosmetatou
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D. Classics
University of Cincinnati

Email: ekosm2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-7428
Office: UHB 3052

Teaching Concentration: Greek (Classical and Hellenistic) and Roman History & Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Ancient Religion, Epigraphy, Numismatics, and Political Psychology.

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Dr. Elizabeth Kosmetatou joined the History Faculty in 2008 and teaches a wide range of courses in Greek and Roman History. She has participated in archeological excavations in Greece and Turkey including Epidaurus, Vergina, Midea, and Sagalassos. Her research interests include Classical and Hellenistic Greek history and archaeology, early Rome, Greek and Latin epigraphy and numismatics, cultural studies, and political theory.


Labored in Papyrus Leaves: Perspectives on an Epigram Collection Attributed to Posidippus (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004)-with Benjamin Acosta-Hughes and Manuel Baumbach.

The Votives of in the Delian Artemision is forthcoming and based on her study of the inventory lists of votives that were kept in temples of Apollo’s sanctuary on Delos.


Fulbright and Alexander for Humboldt fellowships.