Ann R. Raia earned her PhD at Fordham University. She taught classics at The College of New Rochelle from 1964 until her retirement in 2008, becoming Director of the Honors Program from 1974-2002 as well. She is the author of the online Juvenal Project, co-creator and administrator of the online Intermediate Latin Program, and a builder and image contributor to VRoma. She was President of the New York Classical Club in its centennial year and held various offices in CAAS including president. She co-authored the Latin print anthology The Worlds of Roman Women and is creator, co-editor, and administrator of its Online Companion. She has lectured and made presentations on Roman women and teaching with resources on the Companion website; she published "A Companion for the Feminist Transformation of the Latin Curriculum" (Cloelia 4: 2014).
Authors: John Jacobs, David J. Murphy, Ann R. Raia
Another of our new monthly columns here on the SCS blog explores the contributions of independent scholars within classics. There is a thriving community of classicists outside of the university system who, while often overlooked, are integral to the strength and survival of our field.
One constituency in our profession who can go unnoticed are those scholars who do research but are not affiliated with a college or university. Although professionally trained, they usually lack the support of a departmental community and the...