michael howell

US History

Michael Howell teaches European and American history in the Upper School. Originally from Louisiana, Michael has a BA in history from Tulane University and a MA and PhD in history from the University of Georgia. In between undergraduate and graduate school, he served in the Navy. Before joining St. Andrew’s, Michael lived in Germany where he conducted research, edited…

miki duvall

Miki Duval earned her BFA in Art Education from Michigan State University. Before coming to St. Andrew’s School, she was a VISTA and AmeriCorps Member and Director working to provide after school programs for youth in Miami following hurricane Andrew. After moving to Savannah, she continued her non-profit career with the Coastal Empire Council of the…

deb doscher

MS Mathematics

Deb Doscher has been transplanted all the way from the mountains and lakes of New England. She graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a B.S. Degree in Elementary Education with a Language Arts concentration. She fell in love with the teaching of math nearly twenty years ago when she began her career as…

ben dombrowski

Benjamin Dombroski holds BA degrees in history and English from the University of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Additionally, he received an MFA in Creative Writing, Poetry from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he interned for the online literary magazine Blackbird, and served both as a writing center tutor and instructor of composition and introduction to…

Chloe Campbell

US English

Chloe Campbell, originally from a small town in Southeastern Ohio, earned BAs in English and Creative Writing from Columbia University in New York in 2012, where she was also awarded the Woodberry and Academy of American Poets prizes. She moved to North Carolina in 2012 to pursue an MFA in Creative Writing at the University…

nick broom

Nicholas(Nick) Broom (US Math) is originally from Chattanooga. Nick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He spent three years working for AmSouth Bank as an assistant branch manager before moving overseas. After spending four months on a mission trip in San Jose, Belize, he moved to China…

mike bennet

MS History

Michael Bennet earned his BA from Armstrong Atlantic State University with a T-4 Teaching Certification. Michael got into teaching in 1997 at Rambam Day School in Savannah. After 3 years there, he joined the St. Andrew’s team and has taught Middle School History at St. Andrew’s for many years.

mike barefield

Michael Barefield attended two very different colleges for his education – Augusta State University, small and traditional, and the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), giant and progressive. It is this duality of experience that informs the core of Michael’s teaching sensibility and his own artwork. At St. Andrew’s, Michael appreciates the balance of traditions and…

neil anderson

US Spanish

Neil Anderson joined the St. Andrew’s faculty in 2016. Neil has a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Maine, an M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, and a Ph.D. in Romance Languages from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is particularly interested in the language and culture of Galicia, a region in northwestern Spain, and has published translations of Galician…

Dean of Upper School | Equity & Inclusion Coordinator | Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach

Mel Abrams Jr. is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management with a minor in Physical Education. As a four year varsity basketball letterman, Mel finished as the school’s fifth all-time leading scorer while earning Academic All-American honors all four years.  Additionally, Mel played…