Jenny Strauss Clay is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Classics at the University of Virginia. After completing studies at Reed College and the University of Chicago, Strauss Clay completed her doctorate at the University of Washington. She taught at the University of California at Irvine and Johns Hopkins University.[1] She is currently a member of the Nominating Committee of the Society for Classical Studies (formerly the American Philological Association), until 2018.[2]

Jenny Strauss Clay
Occupation(s)William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Classics
ChildrenAndreia Clay
Academic background
EducationReed College, University of Chicago
Alma materUniversity of Washington
Academic work
Sub-disciplineAncient Greek literature

Family Edit

Strauss Clay is the daughter of Eliezer Paul Kraus and Bettina Strauss, adopted by her uncle Leo Strauss.[3]

Selected publications Edit

  • The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns. (1989); ISBN 9781853996924
  • Mega Nepios: Il destinatorio nell'epos didascalico. The addressee in Didactic Epic. Co-edited by Alessandro Schiesaro and P. Mitsis. (1993)[4][5]
  • The Wrath of Athena: gods and men in the Odyssey. (1997); ISBN 0822630699
  • Hesiod's Cosmos. (2003); ISBN 9780521823920[6]
  • Homer's Trojan theater: space, vision, and memory in the Iliad. (2011); ISBN 9780521149488
  • Panhellenes at Methone: graphê in Late Geometric and Protoarchaic Methone. Trends in classics – Supplementary Volumes, 44. Co-editor with Irad Malkin and Yannis Z. Tzifopoulos. (2017); ISBN 9783110501278[7]

References Edit

Eugene R. Sheppard, Leo Strauss and the Politics of Exile (Brandeis Univ. Pr., 2006), 82

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