Professor Jeremy McInerney

Jeremey McInerney study leader

Jeremy McInerney received his PhD in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology from the University of California, Berkeley and is currently Professor of Ancient History in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. A specialist in both Greek and Roman history, Dr. McInerney has published extensively on his subject. He is the author of several books including A New History of Ancient Greece, and The Cattle of the Sun: Cows and Culture in the World of the Ancient Greeks. He has served as Whitehead Professor at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and has excavated in Israel, at Corinth, and on Crete. Dr. McInerney serves on the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece and was a consultant for “What Life was Like in Ancient Greece” for Time-Life Books. He is also a featured speaker for The Great Courses, not-for-credit lectures for lifelong learners. His courses include “Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age”, “Ancient Greek Civilization”, and “Age of Pericles.” Dr. McInerney is a knowledgeable teacher with a great deal of enthusiasm. His engaging personality and excitement about all things in the Greek World will make the trip a special one for you.


‘Jeremy was the perfect trip leader because he was extremely knowledgeable, he was timely in his comments, always articulate. His personality was just great and lent much to the learning and overall fun of the trip.’ – Dennis Bartolucci

Tours Led by Jeremy McInerney

  • Western Turkey TourWestern Turkey Tour
    May 27 - June 12, 2023 | Jeremy McInerney Far Horizons offers 14 travelers an incredible 17-day archaeological tour that includes nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites and specially arranged private tours with archaeologists at five of the most important archaeological projects in the eastern Mediterranean - Hattusa, Ephesus, Perge, Çatalhöyük, and Troy.

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