Name: Dr. John Essington
Room Number: 131
Subject(s): AP U.S. Gov't., U.S. Gov't, Psychology, U.S. History
Building Phone: (314) 776-1301
Currently Reading: The Modern Mind: An Intellectual History of the 20th Century
Biography: Dr. Essington earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in 2006. He continued his studies in the social sciences at Illinois State University where he earned a master's degree in history in 2008. He recently earned his doctoral degree in Education at Maryville University. Dr. Essington has taught at all levels of education from kindergarten through college courses. His academic interests revolve primarily around philosophy, astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and Shakespearean literature. His personal interests are reading, watching movies, running, and playing with his children. Dr. Essington lives in the St. Louis area with his wife and their three young children.