Faculty by Research Specialization

The Department of History at UC Santa Cruz is known for its innovative research and exemplary scholarship. Our faculty work at the cutting edge of their respective fields, covering a wide variety of geographic, temporal, and thematic fields of study. The areas of specialization listed here are by no means an exhaustive list of our scholastic interests. Rather, they highlight the diverse and often overlapping ideas and approaches we explore within our teaching and research.

Jennifer K Lynn
  • Title
    • Continuing Lecturer
    • Academic Advising Program Coordinator, Classical Studies
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • History Department
    • Literature Department
  • Phone
    831-459-1941 (not working)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Cowell College Academic Building, 240 Cowell College
  • Office Hours Spring 2018: Mondays 11 a.m. - noon and 1:30 - 2:30, and by appointment
  • Mail Stop Cowell Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Classical Studies
  • Courses Taught HIS 61 Classical Myth; HIS 63 Women in the Ancient World; HIS 161C The Age of Augustus; LTPR 111 Monsters, Barbarians, and Women; LTPR 113 Literature of Classical Athens; Latin 1 and 2; Greek 1 and 2; LIT 186A: Introduction to Latin Literature; Upper-Division Literature courses in Greek and Latin (recent offerings include Herodotus, Homer, Cicero and Catullus, Medieval Latin, Petronius' Satyricon, Plato's Symposium); HIS 60 Scientific Vocabulary (online)

Summary of Expertise

Second-language pedagogy, Homer, Greek Drama, Hellenistic and Augustan poetry; Wormen in the Ancient World

Biography, Education and Training

A.B. Columbia College 1988

Ph.D. Columbia University 1995