Catherine Epstein – Humanities
B.A. in English, Vassar College

Hailing from Stow, Massachusetts, Catherine graduated from Walnut Hill School for the Arts and Vassar College, where she wrote her thesis on banned books in American schools. She has worked as a public radio producer for WNYC, a freelance writer, and a submissions reader of short stories and plays. She has taught classes on subjects ranging from capital punishment to Shakespeare in South Africa, New Haven, Austin, and San Francisco. She also worked for two years as an educator at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City. Catherine joins us from Francis W. Parker Charter School, where she taught Humanities. In her work, Catherine values hearing students' new, surprising, and ever-evolving perspectives on academics and the arts.