Texas Tech University

Institute Encounters

Dr. E. Christian Kopff

Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado.


Professor E. Christian Kopff of the Classics Department and Honors College of the University of Colorado in Boulder (www.colorado.edu/honors/echristiankopff) is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. He has written widely on the enduring influence of classical culture in America and the modern West, and is also a major champion of the teaching of Latin in our schools and the author of The Devil Knows Latin: Why America Needs the Classical Tradition.

In this Institute Encounter interview, the director the Texas Tech Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, Dr. Stephen Balch, discusses the topic of Professor Kopff's lecture, “Inspired by Liberty and Virtue: The Classical Education of the American Founders.”