Mary Lefkowitz

Lefkowitz, Mary R.: - Mary R. Lefkowitz is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities emerita at Wellesley College. A recipient of the National Humanities Award, Lefkowitz is the author and editor of numerous articles and books, including Not Out of Africa: How Afrocentrism Became an Excuse to Teach Myth as History; Black Athena Revisited; Greek Gods, Human Lives: What We Can Learn from Myths; Women in Greek Myth; and Women's Life in Greece and Rome (with Maureen B. Fant), the last two published by Johns Hopkins.