Jenny McPhee

Clinical Assistant Professor

Center for Applied Liberal Arts

Education
  • BA, Williams College
Contact Info

Jenny McPhee is the Director of the Center for Applied Liberal Arts and Clinical Assistant Professor teaching in the MS in Translation. She is the author of the novels The Center of Things, No Ordinary Matter, and A Man of No Moon, and she co-authored Girls: Ordinary Girls and Their Extraordinary Pursuits. Her translations from the Italian include books by the authors Natalia Ginzburg, Primo Levi, Giacomo Leopardi, Curzio Malaparte, Anna Maria Ortese, Paolo Maurensig, and Pope John Paul II. She has taught literary translation at Princeton University and she cofounded the Bronx Academy of Letters, an NYC public high school and middle school.