Upper School Faculty

Gara Field

Interim Head of Upper School/Dir. of Global Education

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Gara Field

University of Hartford – B.A.
University of Hartford – M.A.
Harvard University – M.Ed.
University of Connecticut – Ph.D.

Beth Lantz

Director of Student Life

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Beth Lantz

College of the Holy Cross – B.A.
Simmons College – M.A.
Framingham State University – M.Ed.

Jess Stewart

School Psychologist

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Jess Stewart

Morehead State University – B.A.
University of Pennsylvania – M.S.Ed.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – M.S.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Ed.S.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Psy.D.

Laurie Center

Director of STEM Education

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Laurie Center

Dartmouth College – A.B.
Harvard University – Ed.M.
University of Rhode Island-Rhode Island College –¬†Ph.D.

David Husted ’86

Director of Innovation and Design

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David Husted ’86

Roger Williams University – B.S.
Harvard Graduate School of Education – Ed.M.

Meg Fifer

Upper School English and Freshman Dean

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Meg Fifer

Brown University – B.A.
Columbia University (Teachers College) – M.A.

Lenke Wood

Upper School English

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Lenke Wood

Williams College – B.A.
Brown University – M.A.T.
Middlebury College – M.A.

Gail Copans

Upper School Mathematics

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Gail Copans

Johannesburg College of Education – T.T.H.D.
University of Witwatersrand – B.S.
Providence College – M.Ed.

Paul Gazin

Upper School Mathematics

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Paul Gazin

University of Massachusetts Amherst – B.A.
Rhode Island College – M.A.

Abigail Isom

Upper School Mathematics and Upper School Mathematics Department Chair

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Abigail Isom

Hobart & William Smith Colleges – B.A.
Roger Williams University – M.A.

David Flaxman

Upper School World Language and Sophomore Dean

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David Flaxman

University of Pennsylvania – B.A.
Columbia University – M.A.

Chandra Harris

Upper School World Language

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Chandra Harris

Stanford University – B.A.
Brown University – M.A.
Brown University – Ph.D.

Elena Peterson

Upper School World Language

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Elena Peterson

Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio – B.A.
University of Rhode Island – M.A.

Jerrett Wilson

Upper School World Language

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Jerrett Wilson

North Carolina State University – B.A.
Middlebury College – M.A.

Eric Aaronian

Upper School Science and Cross Divisional Science Department Chair

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Eric Aaronian

Drew University – B.A.
Tufts University – M.S.

Steven Stewart

Upper School Science

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Steven Stewart

State University of New York at Oneonta – B.S.
Syracuse University – Ph.D.

Elena Mansolillo

Upper School Humanities

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Elena Mansolillo

Providence College – B.A.
Providence College – M.A.
Southern New England School of Law – J.D.

Kelena Reid

Upper School History and Psychology

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Kelena Reid

Wesleyan University – B.A.
Harvard Divinity School – M.T.S.
Rutgers University – Ph.D.

Jennifer Stewart

Upper School Humanities and Senior Dean

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Jennifer Stewart

University of Chicago – B.A.
University of Chicago – M.A.

Anni Barnard

Upper School Ceramics

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Anni Barnard

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – B.A.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania – M.A.
Rhode Island School of Design – M.F.A.

Dominique Avila ’11

Middle School and Upper School Art

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Dominique Avila ’11

School of the Museum of Fine Arts – B.F.A.
Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts – M.A.

Kristin S. Street

Upper School Visual Arts

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Kristin S. Street

Rhode Island School of Design – B.F.A.
Maryland Institute College of Art – M.F.A.

Hilary Major

Upper School, Middle School and Lower School String Orchestra

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Hilary Major

Brown University – B.A.
Rhode Island College – M.A.T.

Justin Peters

Middle School Chorus and Upper School Chorus, Performing Arts Department Chair

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Justin Peters

Wittenberg University – B.M.

Anne Krive

Director of Libraries, Middle School Librarian and Archivist

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Anne Krive

Hope College – B.A.
University of Rhode Island – M.LIS.

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