Christopher Barnes

Faculty Information

First Name
Last Name
Classics Teacher
School Email
School Phone
212-744-2335 ext.2012
Academic Program, Counseling, US, World Languages

Christopher Barnes joined the Chapin faculty in 2004 and teaches Latin and Greek. He has led or accompanied Chapin students studying abroad, co-led a faculty development trip to Greece and has served as advisor for participants in the Student Global Leadership Institute at the Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Barnes earned bachelor's degrees in history (with distinction) and classics from the University of Washington and his A.M. and Ph.D. in Classical Studies from the University of Michigan. He has given papers at the annual meetings of the Classical Association of the Mid-West and South, at the American Philological Association and at the Association of Ancient Historians. Dr. Barnes has excavated in Italy at Fregellae, Fabrateria Nova and Pompeii, worked on Greek papyri in Germany and in Jordan and taught at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome. His publications include papyri, translations, articles, a book and reviews. When not teaching, Dr. Barnes enjoys listening to music and cooking. He is married and a proud father.