Caroline Engelmayer

Caroline EngelmayerCaroline Engelmayer was a Classics concentrator with a secondary field in History. A proud representative of Currier House, Caroline has mentored younger Harvard students as a First-Year Outdoor Program Leader, a Peer Advising Fellow, and a Humanities 10 student advisor. As a journalist, Caroline has bylines not only in the Harvard Crimson, where she served as Associate Managing Editor, but also in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In between covering the New Hampshire Primary and serving as a research assistant on topics as diverse as John Milton and Cold War aesthetics, Caroline has published and presented papers on Sappho, Shakespeare, and Vergil. She is the winner of the Lucy Allen Paton Prize for great promise in the humanities, the John Osborne Sargent Prize for translating Horace’s lyrics, the Cynthia Wight Rossano Prize for the best essay on the history of Harvard, and the George Emerson Lowell Prize for scholarship in Latin literature. An avid half-marathoner, Caroline wrote her senior thesis on how Renaissance authors like Shakespeare adapted the tragedies of the Roman author Seneca. This year, Caroline is pursuing an MPhil in Medieval and Renaissance Literature as the Lionel De Jersey Harvard Scholar at Emmanuel College.