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Canterbury Welcomes New Faculty for 2020-2021 Academic Year

Kelly Slonaker

Canterbury welcomed four new faculty members in 2020 spanning several departments. We’re thrilled to have their talents and passion at work here.

 

 






Charlie Gaetjens is a faculty member in the Mathematics Department. Previously, he worked at Compass in New York and represented clients on residential and commercial real estate transactions. Before that, he worked at American Express in New York, Phoenix, London, and Singapore. After graduating from college, Charlie taught math and Spanish for two years at The Knox School in St. James, New York. In college, he ran track and participated in Hamilton’s Academic Year in Spain program. Charlie holds a B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Hamilton College, NY, and an M.B.A. from Yale University, CT. He lives in Sheehan House with his dog Dexter and coaches Boys’ JV soccer. 










Tom Hamilton joins the History and Social Science Department after an eight-year stint at The Winchendon School, MA, where he taught history and worked as an Associate Director of Admission and the Director of International Recruitment. Tom earned a B.A. in History from Yale University, CT, and an M.A. from Boston College, MA, where he majored in Diplomatic and Cultural History and minored in Middle East Comparative Politics. Tom played lacrosse at Yale and will be an assistant lacrosse coach here at Canterbury. He resides and is a dorm parent in Carmody House.










Devon McCormick is a member of the Theology Department and takes on the newly created role of Director of Campus Ministry. Devon earned a B.S. in Psychology from Angelo State University, TX, and an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, MA. She is working on a Doctoral degree in Ministry at Fordham University, NY. Devon most recently worked as Campus Minister for Sacred Heart University, CT, and as a Pastoral Associate at St. Gregory the Great Parish in Danbury, CT. She lives off campus in Danbury, CT, with her husband Mike and son Logan.










Edward Ogundeko joined Canterbury in early 2020 and is a member of the History and Social Science Department, as well as assistant coach of Boys’ Varsity Basketball. In addition to teaching and coaching, he works in the technology department, and is a dorm parent in Havemeyer House. Prior to Canterbury, Edward worked as a Media Sales Representative at HomeAdvisor in New York City. A graduate of Proctor Academy, NH, he received his B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College, CT, where he played basketball all four years. Edward then went on to obtain his M.A. in Technology Management from Central Connecticut State University, CT, where he played football for one year. Edward grew up in Brooklyn, NY, and now lives on campus.