Jacqueline Feke

Associate Professor
Jackie Feke

Areas of interest

Ancient science, mathematics, and philosophy; history and philosophy of science

Current research 

My research examines the history, philosophy, and rhetoric of the ancient Greek physical and mathematical sciences, with a focus on the philosophical systems of ancient Greek mathematicians. My book, Ptolemy's Philosophy: Mathematics as a Way of Life, was shortlisted for the British Society for the History of Science's Pickstone Prize.

Selected publications

Selected grants, fellowships, awards

  • 2021-: Senior Fellowship, Massey College, University of Toronto.

  • 2017-2019: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant.

  • 2012-2015: Harper-Schmidt Fellowship, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, University of Chicago.
  • 2013: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Modern Geometry and the Concept of Space, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.
  • 2009-2012: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Introduction to the Humanities Program, Stanford University


  • Cross-appointed to the Department of Classical Studies

Contact information

519-888-4567  x41256
Office: HH 326