Mary Elizabeth Moser (1950-1996)

Mary E. Moser, 1984

Mary Moser was a 1972 graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, majoring in Latin. She won the Mervin Grant Filler Memorial Prize in classical languages and was named Outstanding Senior Woman.

After such diverse positions as assistant director of admissions at Dickinson to administrator of the American Research Institute in Turkey, she went on to graduate school in classical archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania and earned her Ph.D. in 1982.

She returned to Dickinson's classical studies department in 1982 as an assistant professor teaching Latin and Greek. For fourteen years, she was a teacher both on campus and in study abroad endeavors in Italy and Britain, along the way winning the Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching and the Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching.

On June 27, 1996, Mary Moser died in Carlisle following a long and valiant battle against cancer.

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