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Eleanor Winsor Leach, American classical studies educator. Recipient J.S. Guggenheim Memorial fellowship Guggenheim Foundation, 1976-1977, National Endowment of the Humanities Senior Research fellowship, 1983-1984, American Council of Learned Societies Senior Research fellowship, 1992-1993, National Humanities Center fellowship, 1992-1993.


Leach, Eleanor Winsor was born on August 16, 1937 in Providence. Daughter of Lloyd Moulton and Ruth (Evans) Winsor.


AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1959;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1960;Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1963.


From instructor to assistant professor, Bryn Mawr (Pennsylvania) College, 1962-1966;from assistant to associate professor, Villanova (Pennsylvania) U., 1966-1971;visiting associate professor, University Texas, Austin, 1972-1973;visiting associate professor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1974-1976;from associate professor to professor, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1976;chairman classical studies, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1978-1985;director graduate studies, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1997. Visiting professor Barnard College, Columbia University, 1981-1982, U. Maryland., 1990. Resident scholar in classical studies American Academy in Rome, 1983-1984.

Director National Endowment for Humanities summer seminar for college teachers, 1986, 89. Blegen distinguished visiting professor Vassar College, 1987-1988. Visiting fellow Wolfson College, University of Oxford, 1996.


Member American Philog. Association (board directors 1981-1984, vice president for program 1991-1994), Virgilian Society of America (vice president, president 1991-1993), Classical Association Midwest and South (executive committee 1984-1988), Archeological Institute American (president Center Indiana Society 1986-1988), Society for Promotion of Roman Studies, Federation International des Associations Etudes Classiques (representative to delegate assembly since 1997).


Married Peter John Leach, November 15, 1962 (divorced 1979). 1 child, Harriet Olney.

Lloyd Moulton Winsor

Ruth (Evans) Winsor

Peter John Leach

Harriet Olney Leach