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Jenny Strauss Clay

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
Nationality American
Occupation William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Classics
Children Andreia Clay
Academic background
Education Reed College, University of Chicago
Alma mater University of Washington
Academic work
Discipline Classics
Sub-discipline Ancient Greek literature



Strauss Clay is the adopted daughter of Leo Strauss.[3]

Selected publicationsEdit


  1. ^ "Jenny Straus Clay". Department of Classics, University of Virginia. 2015. Retrieved 2017-03-02. 
  2. ^ "SCS Board and Committees". Society for Classical Studies. 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-02. 
  3. ^ Jenny Strauss Clay (7 June 2003). "The Real Leo Strauss". New York Times. Retrieved 2017-03-02. 
  4. ^ Review of Hesiod's Cosmos from BMCR

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

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