“It was quite clear to me, as an adolescent, that girls were not taken as seriously as boys when it came to learning and various educational opportunities.”
Professor Emerita of Classics. Formerly the Graduate Director at the Department of Classics, University of Maryland with research focus on women, the family and sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome, particularly in Latin literature. Expert on classical education and reception in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. A founder of the Women’s Classical Caucus. Wellesley College, BA, 1966. Harvard University, PhD, 1971.