President S. Georgia Nugent
Professor of Classics
Eaton Center North
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S. Georgia Nugent became the 18th president of Kenyon on July 1, 2003. Previously, she had served Princeton University in the roles of Dean of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Teaching and Learning, Associate Provost, and Assistant to the President. She has also served as a professor of Classics on the faculties of Swarthmore College and of Cornell University and Brown University (where she received tenure in 1992). A member of Princeton's first coeducational entering class, Nugent received her doctorate at Cornell and then returned to Princeton in 1979 as the first undergraduate alumna appointed to the faculty.
A recipient of NEH, Fulbright, and other research fellowships, Nugent is the author of over three dozen articles, reviews, and papers and has published a book on medieval allegory. Her major teaching and research interests include Greek and Latin epic, Greek tragedy and its Nachleben, and classical mythology. Nugent is widely known as a lecturer and has three times been recognized with awards for excellence in teaching. Several series of her lectures on Mythology and on Classical Literature have been recorded on video and audiotape and marketed nationally by The Teaching Company.
Ph.D. Cornell University
B.A. Princeton University
CLAS 191 - Greek and Roman Drama (team taught with Carolin Hahnemann)
LATN 302 - Advanced Latin: the Age of Nero
CLAS 114 - Classical Mythology
LATN 301 - Advanced Latin: Ovid's Metamorphoses