Joy Connolly is a professor and Classicist who began her service as interim president of The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, the principal doctorate-granting institution of the nation’s leading public urban university, in December 2018. A distinguished professor of classics, she joined The Graduate Center as its provost and senior vice president in August 2016. Professor Connolly is the author of two books and over 70 articles, book reviews, and essays. Her board service includes the Journal for the History of Ideas and the Board of Directors of the Society for Classical Studies. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Book Review, the Independent, The Village Voice, The Times Literary Supplement, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Bookforum, The Nation, and the Women’s Review of Books.