Biography

Andy Morris ’85, Ph.D., joined the Columbus Academy faculty in 1999 and currently teaches upper-school English. He also serves as advisor of our In the Know team and is on the Academy Land Committee. Andy previously was English Department Chair for 12 years, was involved with our Curriculum Research Group, and assisted our Aquavike swim and dive team. Prior to arriving at Academy, Andy taught for 10 years between time spent at The Wellington School, University of Texas at Austin, Baylor School in Tennessee, and The University of Minnesota, where he was the recipient of the CEE Senior Teaching Fellowship. He graduated with honors in English from Dartmouth College and earned a Ph.D. in Medieval English from the University of Minnesota. Andy and his wife, Stacey, have two children: a son, Will ’16, and a daughter, Sarah ’18. The Morris family also has four dogs(Chaucer, Dante, Pippin, and Marlowe), five cats (Nero, Wooster, Barmy, Oberon, and Puck), two fishponds with many koi, golden orfes, and goldfish, and six beehives.

Andy’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
My students and colleagues; walking the cross-country course.”

Favorite sports teams
“CA Vikings, of course! OSU football.”

Favorite places to eat
Three Tigers (Granville), Elm’s Pizza (Granville), Sushi from Peony Bistro (Newark), and Lindey’s (Columbus).

Education
  • A.B. Dartmouth College , English
  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota , Medieval English