Veronica Mayer Bryant

Academic Affairs Fellow

Veronica performs curricular research and collaborates with the Vice President of Policy and Senior Program Manager for Curricular Improvement on leading ACTA’s curricular initiatives, especially What Will They Learn?® and Hidden Gems. Prior to joining ACTA, Veronica worked as a program manager at an international legal defense NGO, as a professional translator (Spanish, French, and Latin), and as an educator at the university and high school levels. She earned a Ph.D. in Spanish literature from Yale University, with a thesis on the modernity of novels about the Spanish Inquisition. She obtained an M.A. in Modern European Studies at Columbia University, and studied the Great Books at the University of Chicago for her B.A. She was a Fulbright Fellow and ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellow. Her non-academic interests include music (especially singing), languages, dancing, and exploring historical and natural sites.


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