Barbara coordinates the activities for nine programs in the Council of the Humanities. She directly supports the day-to-day operations of six programs: Canadian Studies, Program in the Ancient World, Gauss Seminar in Criticism, Film Studies, Italian Studies and Renaissance Studies.
She works closely with the directors to plan and execute public lectures, seminars, graduate and undergraduate meetings and field trips. In addition she updates and maintains program websites and email lists and is responsible for program budgets and all financial transactions. Barbara supervises the Program Manager who supports European Cultural Studies, Medieval Studies and Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities and the Event Coordinator.
When not at work, she enjoys a variety of outdoor activities from gardening to whitewater rafting.