Barbara coordinates the activities for eight programs in the Humanities Council. She directly supports the day-to-day operations of five programs: Program in the Ancient World, Canadian Studies, Gauss Seminar in Criticism, Italian Studies, and Renaissance and Early Modern Studies.
She works closely with the directors to plan and execute the programs’ public lectures, seminars, graduate and undergraduate meetings, and field trips. In addition she updates and maintains program websites and email lists and is responsible for program budgets and all financial transactions. Barbara supervises the Program Manager for European Cultural Studies, Medieval Studies, and Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities, and the Event Coordinator.
When not at work, she enjoys a variety of outdoor activities from gardening to whitewater rafting.