Ms. Barbara W. Wyman, Instructor of Latin and English
B.S., University of Houston; M.A., M.F.A., McNeese State University


Drew Hall, 128
barwyman@mcneese.edu
(337) 475-5308

SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Faculty Sponsor, Students for Life, Best Buddies, Quo Primum
• Faculty Advisor, Phi Sigma Iota
• Member, Admissions Committee, McNeese Honors College

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
• Boethius
• Gerald Manley Hopkins
• George Herbert
• John Henry Newman
• Translation of Latin Poetry
• Ecclesiastical Latin
• Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS
• Member, UFFL
• Grants written and funded: $ 24,000.00, State of Louisiana, Dept. of Helath and Hospitals for Student Scholarships: SFL; GPAC (2002-03; 2003-04)
• Arranged for Peter Kreeft (2003) and Michael Rose (2005) to speak on campus
• Conference co-organizer, “The Idea of the University in the Third Millennium” (February 2008)
• Community outreach: Diocesan tutor to priests wishing to learn Latin for celebration of the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite

SELECTED WORKS
• “Gerald Manley Hopkins.” Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, ed. George T. Kurian and James D. Smith, III. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson (2008)
• “St. Gertrude the Great of Helfta”; “Richard of St. Victor”; “St. Peter Damian.” Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, ed. George T. Kurian and James D. Smith, III. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson (2008)
• “Sir Isaac Newton”; “Elton Trueblood.” Encyclopedia of Christian Literature, ed. George T. Kurian and James D. Smith, III. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson (2008)
• As poetry consultant, in cooperation with Juan R. Velez-Giraldo (ed.), “Newman's Mediterranean 'Verses': Poetry at the Service of Doctrinal Teaching and Religious Renewal.” Newman Studies Journal 3, no. 2 (2006): 78-88.
• “Boethian Influence and Imagery in the Poetry of George Herbert.” Studies in Philology 97 (2000): 61-95

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• BS Chemistry (1975); ACS Outstanding Analytical Chemist (1975)
• Cities Service Research Fellowship (1974, 1975); University of Houston Research Assistantship (1976)