B.A., James Madison University
M.A.T., James Madison University
Andrew Mills believes that cultivating community relationships is the key to a successful education. Having worked with middle school through university-aged students, Andrew has witnessed how strong relationships serve as the foundation of successful learning and residential communities.
He earned my M.A.T. (2017) and B.A. in history, Magna Cum Laude, (2016) from James Madison University. As an historian, he specializes in the histories of Japan, America, and the world. His current research explores the impact of educational pedagogy on historical memory, identity, national consciousness in Japan. Additionally, he also serves as a contributing writer for A Teacher's Hat, a medium publication, and as a National Geographic Certified Educator Mentor.
Andrew previously served as a History and Social Science teacher and English ALT for Teikyo Gakuen Junior and Senior High School in Tokyo, Japan (2017-2018). While at Teikyo, he taught courses in history, sociology, international relations, and English. His experiences in Japan inspired Andrew to pursue further graduate work, leading to his recent acceptance into an MA in East Asian Studies program at the University of Virginia.
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys reading, playing tennis, and meeting new people.