Toronto native Philip Carr-Harris earned his Bachelor’s degree in history at Trent University in 1974. He went on to graduate from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a Masters of Divinity and finished a 30-year career as a parish minister in 2007. In 2012, he obtained a Master of Fine Arts in English and creative writing from the School of Letters at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.
Mr. Carr-Harris has served urban and suburban congregations in Montreal and New York, and was a scholar at the Institute for Advanced Theological Studies in Tantur, Jerusalem. In 2008, he entered the New York City Teaching Fellows Program and graduated with a Master’s degree in urban education from Mercy College two years later. He has taught at schools in New York and Egypt, most recently at the American International School in Cairo and at the Academy for Young Writers (NYCDOE) in Brooklyn.
In 2015, Mr. Carr-Harris joined King’s Academy as a faculty member teaching English in the Department of Communication, Rhetoric and the Literary Arts (CRLA).