Gretchen Reydams-Schils

Professor, Program of Liberal Studies
Concurrent appointments in Classics, Philosophy, and Theology


Ph.D. (Classics/Ancient Philosophy), University of California, Berkeley

Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Belgium,

M.A. (Classics [Latin and Greek]), University of Cincinnati

B.A. (Classics) magna cum laude, KU Leuven, Belgium


Reydams-Schils specializes in the traditions of Platonism and Stoicism. Her publications include Demiurge and Providence, Stoic and Platonist Readings of Plato's Timaeus (Brepols, 1999); The Roman Stoics: Self, Responsibility, and Affection (University of Chicago Press, 2005); and Calcidius on Plato's Timaeus: Greek Philosophy, Latin Reception, and Christian Contexts (Cambridge University Press, 2020). She is the editor of Plato's Timaeus as Cultural Icon (Notre Dame 2003); Thinking Through Excerpts: Studies on Stobaeus (Brepols, 2011); and Pouvoir et puissances chez Philon d'Alexandrie (Brepols 2016).

She directs the Notre Dame Workshop on Ancient Philosophy and is currently in the process of co-editing The Oxford Handbook of Roman Philosophy, together with Myrto Garani and David Konstan.

Phone: 574-631-7535
Office: 320H O'Shaughnessy Hall