Dr. Martin has been teaching Latin and German for more than thirty years. She has a B.A. in German and Latin summa cum laude from Oberlin College, an M.A. from St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from the University of Massachusetts, and an advanced degree in Medieval English Studies from Somerville College, Oxford. She has also studied French, Greek, Welsh, Old Norse, and Old English. She has taught Latin from most of the textbooks on the market at all age levels from elementary school to college. She is an experienced tutor who has helped many students to improve their understanding of Latin.
Dr. Martin enjoys establishing a good rapport with students and challenging them to see connections in Latin that they had not been aware of before.
In her spare time, Dr. Martin rings the bells at Washington Cathedral, solves British cryptic crosswords, and helps to look after her granddaughter.