Upper School Faculty & Staff

Administration

Traci Wright

Upper School Principal twright@parkschool.net
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BS Towson State University
MA Bowie State University
At Park since 1997

Elliott Huntsman

Interim Dean of Students ehuntsman@parkschool.net
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BS Yale University
MA Teachers College, Columbia University
At Park since 2004

Arts

Paul Christensen

Technical Theater Director pchristensen@parkschool.net
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BA Trinity College
MA Humanities Notre Dame of Maryland University
At Park since 2021

Adele Dinerstein

Music Chair, Assembly Coordinator (US) adinerstein@parkschool.net
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BA Brooklyn College
MSEd Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 1992

Yazmine Fleming

Music (LS, MS, US) yfleming@parkschool.net
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BFA California Institute of the Arts
MM Kent State University
At Park since 2021

Douglas Jameson

Music (MS, US) djameson@parkschool.net
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BA (2), MA (2) Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 2003

Deborah Hull

Director of Arts (K-12) dhull@parkschool.net
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BA Amherst College
MFA Arizona State University
At Park since 2019

Rhys Joseph

Visual Arts (US) rjoseph@parkschool.net
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BFA Howard University
MFA Maryland Institute College of Art
At Park since 2015

Peter King

Theater Chair (US) pking@parkschool.net
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BS Northwestern University
MFA Boston University
At Park since 2002

Chris Peterson

Music (LS, US), Instrumental Music Program Director cpeterson@parkschool.net
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BS Berklee College of Music
MM Colorado State University
At Park since 2013

Janna Rice

Photography (US), Graphic Arts (MS), Exhibitions Educator jrice@parkschool.net
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BFA Maryland Institute College of Art
MFA Towson University
At Park since 2011

Maeve Royce

Music (MS, US) mroyce@parkschool.net

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BFA New School University for Jazz Performance
At Park since 2012

Christine Tillman

Visual Arts (US) ctillman@parkschool.net
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BA Coe College
MA, MFA University of Iowa
At Park since 2005

Athletics

Dia Clark ’06

Director of Athletics - Boys’ Programs  dclark@parkschool.net
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Park School Class of 2006
BS Temple University
At Park since 2011

Robin Cardin Lowe ’84

Director of Athletics - Girls’ Programs and Director of Physical Education rlowe@parkschool.net
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Park School class of 1984
BA Oberlin College
MS Indiana University
At Park since 1996

College Counseling

Matt Hannibal

Co-Director of College Counseling mhannibal@parkschool.net
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AB Brown University 
At Park since 2016

Liz Hirsch

Co-Director of College Counseling, English (US) lhirsch@parkschool.net
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BA Wesleyan University
MA St. John's College, Annapolis
At Park since 2007

Computer Science

Elizabeth Kysel

Mathematics, Computer Science, Robotics (US) ekysel@parkschool.net
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BA Wellesley College
At Park since 2018

Jordan Paschke

Mathematics, Computer Science (US) jpaschke@parkschool.net
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BA University of Rochester
MA Johns Hopkins University
PhD Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 2017

Tara Northcott

Computer Science, Tech Coordinator (US) tnorthcott@parkschool.net
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BS Ball State University
MEd, PhD Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
At Park since 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Courtney Rollins

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion crollins@parkschool.net
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BA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MA University of Mississippi
At Park since 2016

Akira Townes

DEI Fellow  atownes@parkschool.net
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Park School Class of 2013
BA Bates College
MPH University of Washington
At Park since 2021

English

Angela Balcita

English (US), Director, Cardin Writing Center abalcita@parkschool.net
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BA Loyola University of Maryland
MFA University of Iowa
At Park since 2012

Salvador Barajas

English (US) sbarajas@parkschool.net
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BA University of California, Santa Barbara
MALS Hollins University
PhD Virginia Commonwealth University
At Park since 2021

Greg Brandt

English (US) gbrandt@parkschool.net
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BA Hampden-Sydney College
MA St. John's College, Annapolis
At Park since 1997

Sidney Bridges

English (US) sbridges@parkschool.net
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BA Williams College
MA Middlebury College
EdM Teachers College, Columbia University
At Park since 2019

Hatley Clifford

English (US) hclifford@parkschool.net
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BA Virginia Military Institute
MA Virginia Tech
PhD West Virginia University
At Park since 2021

Liz Hirsch

Co-Director of College Counseling, English (US) lhirsch@parkschool.net
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BA Wesleyan University
MA St. John's College, Annapolis
At Park since 2007

Sarah Schwartz

English (US) sschwartz@parkschool.net
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BA Pomona College
MFA Brown University
MA University of California
At Park since 2017

Roger Seidenman

Director of Development, English (US) rseidenman@parkschool.net
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Park School Class of 1985
BA Brown University
JD University of Maryland
MLA Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 1998

Kirk Wulf

English Chair (US) kwulf@parkschool.net
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BA University of California, Davis
MA Boston University
At Park since 2002

Health Education

Krista Dhruv

Director of Counseling and Wellness (MS, US) kdhruv@parkschool.net
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BA Lehigh University
MSW University of Washington
At Park since 2002

Ashley Edwards

Health Educator (MS, US) aedwards@parkschool.net
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BS North Carolina Central University
MPA Strayer University
MEd Widener University
At Park since 2020

Porscha Henson

Counselor (MS, US) phenson@parkschool.net
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BS Methodist University
MA Webster University
At Park since 2019

History

Katherine Arner

History Chair (US) karner@parkschool.net
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BA University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 2016

Sam Chapin

History (US) schapin@parkschool.net
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BA Williams College
MSEd University of Pennsylvania
At Park since 2021

Grace Gahagan

History (US) ggahagan@parkschool.net
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BA Colorado College
MA Teachers College, Columbia University
At Park since 2020

Sonja Hayes

History (US) shayes@parkschool.net
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BA, MS Southern University and A&M College
MLS Louisiana State University
At Park since 2021

Caroline Ingram

History (US) cingram@parkschool.net
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BA Vassar College
MSEd University of Pennsylvania
At Park since 2021

Anne Porter

History (US) aporter@parkschool.net
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BA Yale University
Harvard University
At Park since 2021

Peter Warren

Film, History (US) pwarren@parkschool.net

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BA University of California, Berkeley
MA University of London, United Kingdom
At Park since 1987

Library

Chris Case

Director of Library Services and Instructional Technology ccase@parkschool.net
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BA Boston College
MLS University of Maryland
At Park since 2021

Elizabeth Proctor

Librarian (MS, US) eproctor@parkschool.net
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BA Loyola University New Orleans
MA Columbia University
At Park since 2016

Mathematics

Arnaldo Cohen

Mathematics (US) acohen@parkschool.net
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BS Universidad del Atlantico, Colombia
MS University of Puerto Rico
At Park since 2000

Elizabeth Kysel

Mathematics, Computer Science, Robotics (US) ekysel@parkschool.net
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BA Wellesley College
At Park since 2018

Jordan Paschke

Mathematics, Computer Science (US) jpaschke@parkschool.net
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BA University of Rochester
MA Johns Hopkins University
PhD Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 2017

Katherine Socha

Mathematics (US) ksocha@parkschool.net
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BA Reed College
MS Portland State University
PhD The University of Texas at Austin
At Park since 2014

Modern Language

Nathalie Behrens

Spanish (US) nbehrens@parkschool.net
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BA Colegio Universitario de Psicopedagogía, Caracas-Venezuela
At Park since 2019

Xiaomu Hu

Chinese (US) xhu@parkschool.net
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BS Changsha Railway University, China
MAT Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 2007

Sophie-Anne Park

French (US) spark@parkschool.net
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BA, MA Sorbonne University
At Park since 2017

Jonathan Montalvo Roman

Spanish (US) jmontalvoroman@parkschool.net
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BA Purdue University-Northwest
MA Western Michigan University
PhD Michigan State University
At Park since 2020

Liz Ransom

Spanish (US) eransom@parkschool.net
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BA John Carroll University
MA Ursuline College
At Park since 2021

Jenny Sorel

French (US), Modern Language Chair jsorel@parkschool.net
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BA Haverford College
MEd University of Virginia
At Park since 2008

Judith Sorgen-Borgnia

Spanish (MS, US) jsorgen@parkschool.net
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BA, MA University of Haifa
At Park since 2011

Paul Villmoare

Spanish (US) pvillmoare@parkschool.net
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BA University of Virginia
DUPLE University of Lisbon
At Park since 1999

Science

David Fenigstein

Science (US) dfenigstein@parkschool.net
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BS Oberlin College
MS, MSE University of Michigan
At Park since 2021

Elizabeth Fisk

Science (US) efisk@parkschool.net
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BS Dickinson College
MS University of Maryland
At Park since 2020

Carla Guarraia

Science (US) cguarraia@parkschool.net
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BS Loyola College
PhD University of Maryland, Baltimore County
At Park since 2014

Alexis Hudes

Science (US) ahudes@parkschool.net
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Park School Class of 2016
BA Bates College
At Park since 2021

Elizabeth Kysel

Computer Science, Robotics (US) ekysel@parkschool.net
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BA Wellesley College
At Park since 2018

Dan Lopez

Athletic Trainer, Fitness Supervisor, Science (US) dlopez@parkschool.net
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BS Temple University
MS University of Florida
At Park since 1998

Blair Northcott

Science (US) bnorthcott@parkschool.net
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BS University of Auckland, New Zealand
Graduate Diploma of Secondary Teaching Massey University, New Zealand
Post Graduate Diploma, PhD Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
At Park since 2021

Melissa Osquist

Science (US) mosquist@parkschool.net
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BS University of Michigan
MS Northwestern University
At Park since 2019

Student Support

Krista Dhruv

Director of Counseling and Wellness (MS, US) kdhruv@parkschool.net
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BA Lehigh University
MSW University of Washington
At Park since 2002

Karyn Fisher

Learning Resource Teacher (US) kfisher@parkschool.net
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BA St. Mary's College of Maryland
MS Johns Hopkins University
At Park since 2014

Porscha Henson

Counselor (MS, US) phenson@parkschool.net
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BS Methodist University
MA Webster University
At Park since 2019