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classics educator

Barbette Stanley Spaeth, American Classics educator. Jacob Hirsch fellow American School Classical Studies, Athens, 1986-1987, Oscar Broneer fellow American Academy in Rome, 1990-1991. Chairman program county 1st Unitarian-Universalist Church, New Orleans, 1996. Member American Philological Association, Archaeol. Institute American, Classical Association Middle West and South.

Background

Spaeth, Barbette Stanley was born on March 26, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Harold Opie and Barbara Adeline (Yunker) Stanley.

Education

Bachelor in Classical Languages summa cum laude, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1977. Master of Arts in Classical Langs, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Classical Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1988.

Career

Lecturer European division University Maryland, Heidelberg, Germany, 1983-1984, University Maryland Baltimore County, Catonsville, 1984. Assistant professor department classical studies Tulane University, New Orleans, 1987-1994, associate professor, 1994—2001. Associate professor classical studies College William and Mary, since 2001, chair classical studies, 2005—2010.

Excavator Sanctuary of Apollo, Kourion, Cyprus, summers 1982-1983. Trenchmaster Kommos (Crete, Greece) Excavations, summers 1984-1985, faculty associate Office Dean Faculty Liberal Arts & Sciences, Tulane. University, 1998-1999, founding director Program in Religious Traditions the West, 1997-1901, Academic Center Learning, Research & Technology, 1999-1901, founding manager Center Teaching Excellence, 2000-2001, chair Department Classical Studies, College William & Mary, 2005-2010, program director Rome & Pompeii Program, Reves Center International Studies, 2010, president Alumni Association American School Classical Studies, Athens, 2007-2010.

Society Ancient Mediterranean Religions, since 2008. Consulting editor The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology, 2002.

Works

Membership

Member Managing Committee American School or Classical Studies. Member American Philological Association, Archaeol. Institute American, Classical Association Middle West and South, Society Biblical Literature, Society Ancient Mediterranean Religions (president, since 2008), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: folk dancing.

Connections

Married Robert ThomasSpaeth, June 24, 1978 (divorced June 1990).

father:
Harold Opie Stanley

mother:
Barbara Adeline (Yunker) Stanley

spouse:
Robert Thomas Spaeth