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Catherine Ruggiero Freis Edit Profile

educator , Classicist

Catherine Ruggiero Freis, American classicist, educator. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award, Millsaps College, 1985, Humanities Teaching award, Mississippi Humanities Council, 2000.

Background

Freis, Catherine Ruggiero was born on October 18, 1940 in Brooklyn. Daughter of George Thomas and Catherine Dela Sala Ruggiero.

Education

Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1963. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1975.

Career

Chair and professor classical studies Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, since 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (textbook) Ancient Greek Alive.

Membership

Consultant, translator International Ballet Competition, 1979—1992. Member of American Institute Archeology (associate), Classical Association the Mid-West and South (life), American Philological Association (life National Award Excellence in the Teaching Classics 1981).

Connections

Married Richard Freis, November 25, 1964. Children: Kore Freis Hale, Adam Morrow.

father:
George Thomas

mother:
Catherine Dela Sala Ruggiero

spouse:
Richard Freis

children:
Kore Freis Hale Freis

Adam Morrow Freis