Short CV/Education and training

  • 2017
    Visiting Professor, McGill University, Montreal

  • 2015 – 2016
    Head of Ancient History (interim), University of Fribourg

  • 2014 – 2018
    Swiss National Science Foundation Professor, University of Fribourg

  • 2011 – 2014
    Research Fellow in Classics, University of Warwick

  • 2008 – 2011
    British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, St Anne's College, Oxford

  • 2008
    PhD, University of Neuchâtel

  • 2005 – 2008
    Researcher on the Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, University of Oxford

  • 1999 – 2004
    Assistant in Classical Archaeology, University of Neuchâtel

  • 1999
    M.A. in Archaeology, History and English, University of Neuchâtel (with distinction)

  • 1992
    Maturité, Gymnase de la rue des Alpes, Bienne

Selected publications

  • A Lexicon of Greek Personal Names. Volume VB. Coastal Asia Minor: Caria to Cilicia, edited by J.-S. Balzat, R.W.V. Catling, E. Chiricat, and F. Marchand. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 (lvi + 471 p.).

  • Onomatologos. Studies in Greek Personal Names presented to Elaine Matthews, edited by R.W.V. Catling and F. Marchand. Oxford: Oxbow, 2010 (xxii + 681 p.).

  • Marchand F. (2016) 'Les Technites dionysiaques de l'Hélicon', Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 197, p. 111-118.

  • Marchand F. (2015) 'Recent epigraphic research in Central Greece: Euboea, Phokis, and Lokris', Archaeological Reports 61, p. 65-74.

  • Marchand F. (2015) 'The Associations of Tanagra: Epigraphic Practice and Regional Context', Chiron 45, p. 239-66.

  • Marchand F. (2014) 'Recent epigraphic research in Central Greece: Boeotia', Archaeological Reports 60, p. 72-80.

  • Catling R., Marchand F. (2014) 'Alternative readings and restorations of personal names in IKaunos and a note on P.Cair.Zen 59037', Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 189, p. 121-126.

  • Marchand F. (2013) 'The Statilii Tauri and the Cult of the Theos Tauros at Thespiai', in Journal of Ancient History 1(2), p. 145-169 doi:10.1515/jah-2013-0009.

  • Schachter A., Marchand F. (2012) 'Fresh light on the institutions and religious life of Thespiai: six new inscriptions from the Thespiai Survey', in P. Martzavou, N. Papazarkadas (eds), Epigraphical Approaches to the Study of the Postclassical Polis. Fourth Century BC to Second Century AD. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 277-299.

  • Marchand F. (2011) 'A new profession in a funerary inscription from Tanagra', Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 178, p. 207-209.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Old and New Powers: Dynamics of Domination in a Changing World. Boiotian International Relations from Philip II to Augustus (Swiss National Science Foundation), 2014 – 2018

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Editor of Teiresias, Review and Bibliography of Boiotian Studies, since 2015

  • Editor of the supplementary series Teiresias Supplements Online, since 2016


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