Irene Carriker is a graduate of the University of Dallas, where she majored in Classical Philology. She has tutored both Latin and Ancient Greek and has also taught piano lessons. She has experience speaking Latin and Ancient Greek, and she has won multiple prizes in national translation competitions. Her other interests include renaissance choral music, Irish step dancing, and calligraphy. Miss Carriker heads the Ancient Greek and Troubadour Traditions clubs at SJI.