Brinley, Jane

Subject(s): Latin I & II

Jane M. E. Brinley has taught Latin at the middle school and high school levels for the past 12 years. She has an undergraduate degree in Humanities from the University of  Chicago and a master’s in Latin from The Catholic University of America. She was born in California, grew up in Vermont and New Hampshire, went to college in Chicago,  Illinois, and has lived in Washington, D.C. with her family for more than 20 years. Ms. Brinley has academic interests in Latin Literature, the influence of the Classics on the founding of the United States and the place of Classics in the history of African American education and intellectual life in the decades after Emancipation. This summer she led a group of students on a tour of Roman sites in southern France. She feels thrilled and honored to be part of the School Without Walls community.