Barb Ellingson is a character in the Melisende Dulac Series.
Barb is Melisende Dulac's closest friend in Barlow County. Like Melisende, she is a transplant to Barlow County, originally from Maryland. She has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and works as an instructor at Barlow County Community College.
”I had this image of myself as a distinguished professor, but after my Ph.D., I couldn’t land a postdoc to save my life. I was teaching high school when I saw the job notice from BCCC. Continuing contract, which was the closest to tenure track I was able to find. In a fit of madness, I accepted, and here we are”
She has jade-green eyes; burnished, luxuriant hair; and golden skin. She enjoys knitting.
Date of Birth: 18 November 1982
Date of Death: —