Author and Speaker Tracy Lee Simmons

About Tracy Lee Simmons

A writer and journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post, Tracy Lee Simmons spent more than a decade as a founding chair of the Dow Program in American Journalism at Hillsdale College, in Michigan, as well as several years as a lecturer at Virginia’s George Mason University.

Tracy Lee Simmons holds a Master's degree in classics from the University of Oxford, in England. In addition to his teaching career, he has published works such as Climbing Parnassus: A New Apologia for Greek and Latin, which was named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice in 2002. He recently wrote “Wisdom in Your Pocket” as part of the Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers series for City Journal. For more than 25 years, he has edited features and written book reviews, features, and briefs for the National Review. He continues to write and speak widely in the cause of classical education in the United States.