Research interests: Ancient philosophy, Hellenistic epistemology and ethics, Aristotle's Logic

Gisela Striker was born and educated in Germany (Dr. phil., University of Goettingen). She taught philosophy at Goettingen from 1971-1986, at Columbia University from 1986 to 1989, and at Harvard since 1989, where she is a member of both the Classics and Philosophy departments.

She specializes in ancient philosophy, teaching Plato and Aristotle, as well as earlier and later Greek and Roman authors. She has written mostly on topics in Hellenistic philosophy (Stoics, Epicureans, Skeptics – epistemology and ethics) and Aristotelian logic. Prof. Striker returned to Harvard in the Fall of 2000 after three years at the University of Cambridge/England.