Shadi Bartsch


Shadi Bartsch is the Ann L. and Lawrence B. Buttenwieser Professor of Classics; she also teaches in the Program in Gender Studies. Her research involves Roman literature and culture, especially the writer Persius. She has taught courses on the Roman novels and comedies, Greek thought and literature, and the history of rhetoric. Professor Bartsch has been the recipient of many honors and awards, including the Quantrell Teaching Award (2000), the University of Chicago's Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching (2006), and the Distinguished Visiting Scholar Award from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland (2010). She also received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007. The author of numerous articles and books, she most recently published The Mirror of the Self: Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire (Chicago 2006) and is currently working on a book entitled Persius: The Satirist out of Joint.