Eleni Gizas


Program Coordinator, Program in Hellenic Studies & The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Public Humanities Initiative (SNFPHI)

Eleni Gizas holds a B.A. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College (2014) and an M.A. in Classical Studies from Columbia University (2017). She has interned at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens and at the Brooklyn Museum in New York, and she has excavated at archaeological sites in Greece and in Italy. Between 2017-2019 she served as the Assistant Registrar at Kasmin Gallery, where she helped manage the gallery’s Post-War and Contemporary Art collection and organized local and international fine art shipments. Before joining the Program for Hellenic Studies, she worked for The American School of Classical Studies as the Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow in Ancient Corinth (2019-2022). In addition to managing a collection of over 90,000 museum objects and processing finds from the ongoing American School excavations, she designed and led online and on-site educational programs for schools and for the general public, both in Greece and internationally. She ran educational programs for the ASCSA exhibition Hippos: The Horse in Ancient Athens and also curated a temporary exhibition at the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth titled, Η Κόρινθος στα Χρόνια της Επανάστασης του 1821/Corinth in the Years of the Revolution of 1821.