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researcher , Classicist

Mary Ann Rossi, American Research scholar. Avocations: choral singing, opera, travel, tennis, research for womenin religion and society. Fax: 920-730-1094. E-mail: rossibrack@aol.com. F C. National Endowment for Humanities fellow Princeton University, 1979, American Academy in Rome, 1983, Stanford University, 1986; grantee National Endowment for Humanities, University of Wisconsin, 1991.

Background

Rossi, Mary Ann was born on January 25, 1931 in Torrington, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of George James and Virginia Angelina (Negri) Rossi.

Education

Bachelor in Classics, Connecticut College for Women, New London, 1952. Master of Arts in Classics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Classics, University London, 1982.

Career

Assistant professor English and classics Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, 1955-1959. Lecturer in classics and freshman studies Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1959-1971. Lecturer in humanities University Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1973-1976.

Lecturer in Greek and Latin City Literature Institute, London, 1973-1975, 80-81. Assistant professor classics Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1983-1986. Research fellow Women's Studies Research Center University Wisconsin, Madison, 1989-1995.

Independent scholar London and Appleton, Wisconsin, since 1995. Regional director, reader Latin Examinations for Advancement Placement, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Avocations: choral singing, opera, travel, tennis, research for womenin religion and society. Fax: 920-730-1094. E-mail: rossibrack@aol.com. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator articles in field, also Principia. Featured in Feminists Who Changed American 1963-1975.

Membership

President Fox Valley Human Rights Council, Appleton, 1976-1978. Founder Appleton chapter Archaeol. Institute American, 1978.

Treasurer women's classical caucus American Classical Association, 1980-1985. Member Executive Board National Association of Commission forWomen, 1976-1980. Regional director, reader Latin Exams for Advanced Placement, 1986-1988.

Member Executive Board National Association Communications for Women, 1978-1980. Member National Organization for Women, American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, Southern Poverty Law Center, Women's Ordination Worldwide.

Connections

Married John Bruce Brackenridge, June 19, 1954 (deceased). Children: Sandy Rossi (deceased), Lynn, Scot, Rob Brackenridge.

father:
George James Rossi

mother:
Virginia Angelina (Negri) Rossi

spouse:
John Bruce Brackenridge

children:
Sandy Rossi Rossi (deceased)

Lynn Rossi

Scot Rossi

Rob Brackenridge Rossi