John A. Magee
B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Middlebury College
Work Phone: 860-945-7982
Year Appointed: 2005
John graduated from the Berkshire School, Dartmouth College, and earned a master’s degree in English from Middlebury College. He taught for 10 years at the Lawrenceville School. While there, he was a housemaster, assistant director of admissions, member of the English department, and coached football, ice hockey, and lacrosse. Between his time at Lawrenceville and Taft, John worked in New York and London in the financial market.
At Taft, John teaches English (including senior electives in tragedy and the Southern tradition), coaches lacrosse and advises the school newspaper, The Papyrus. He lives in Bethlehem with his wife, Susie. They have four grown daughters and nine grandchildren.