Born in the U.S., and educated in four different countries, Dr. Barbara Weinlich earned her Ph.D. in Classical Philology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt / Main. Prior to coming to the University of Arizona, she has taught, among others, at the University of California at Santa Barbara and at Vanderbilt University.
Barbara Weinlich is a Latinist with publications on the poetry of the post-Triumviral and proto-Imperial era as well as on Studies of the Classical Reception. She is particularly interested in pinpointing the political dimension of Roman Love Elegy. Her current book-in-progress offers a new perspective on the nature of the meta-political discourse that informs and unifies the four books of elegies of Propertius.
Her research has been funded by major institutions, including Harvard’s Loeb Classical Library Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
In terms of service to the institution, Barbara Weinlich is known for her outreach to local and regional high schools as well as off-campus communities in general. She has served the profession as chair of the Committee for the Promotion of Latin (CPL) of the Classical Association of the Middle-West and South (CAMWS), as the local chair of the American Classical League (ACL) Institute 2018, and as a member of several committees of the Society for Classical Studies (SCS).
For more information please visit Barbara Weinlich’s Academia Profile.