Zachary Domach


Zachary Domach is a PhD Candidate (Late Antique Christianity) in the Department of Religion at Columbia University. His dissertation focuses on the role played by wisdom literature in the transmission and reception of the classical tradition among Christians. He is particularly interested in questions of meaning making, community formation, and identity construction arising from the intersection of paremiology and practice. He also writes on ancient education, early Christian music, and canon law. In addition to his textual research, he has excavated at the Sanctuary of the Great Gods (Samothrace, Greece) and Hadrian’s Villa (Tivoli, Italy).
Prior to his appointment as a 2017-18 Teaching Consultant, Zachary earned several certifications from the Columbia University Center for Teaching and Learning and was selected for the 2016-17 Teaching Observation Fellowship. He was named a 2012 Beinecke Scholar and awarded the George and Apphia Woodruffe Scholarship in Theology by the University of Oxford. Zachary holds a BA/MA with Highest Honors in Classics & History and in Music (2013) from Emory University; a MSt in Theology (2014) from the University of Oxford; and a MA in Religion (2015), an Advanced Certificate in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (2016), and a MPhil in Religion (2017) from Columbia University.