Phone: 205-871-3516 ext. 8511
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A., Samford University, 2006 (Religion and Classics) M.A., Yale University, 2011 (Religion, Ancient Languages) Additional Studies, Tel-Aviv University (Israel), 2011 (Religion, Hebrew) Ph.D., St Mary's University Twickenham, 2018 (Biblical Studies)
Dr. Andrew Burrow
Andrew Burrow teaches Latin to 7–9th graders at the junior high school. Before coming to Mountain Brook, he taught Latin and Greek at John Carroll Catholic High School. After a break from teaching to earn a research degree at Yale University, he turned down PhD programs to return to his first passion: students. Unable to quench his thirst for knowledge, he soon returned to a PhD program that he could complete while teaching. You can see his academic work on the CV page and at his Research Profile.
While Dr. Burrow loves to research and write, his greatest passion is students. His goal is to change students' lives, and empower students to change their own lives, through the classroom. His classroom will always remain a safe place to learn, make mistakes, and grow. As a life-long learner himself, he understands the value of such an environment. He expects excellence from his students, and will always enable and empower students to meet those expectations.
His desire for students' success extends beyond the Latin curriculum. Through his professional service (which has included multiple scholarship committees and co-chairing a SACS accreditation committee), he works hard to guide education in a direction that genuinely benefits students. Additionally, Dr. Burrow cares deeply about students' success at the college level. Occasionally, he will act as a mentor to students help them craft their application materials. His students have won multiple scholarships and academic awards, as well as attended top-tier and Ivy League schools. General college information can be found at the college resources tab.