As a teacher of classical languages, Norwalk, Ct. resident David Driscoll has earned a reputation for excellence in teaching and scholarship, qualities he has cultivated through extensive traveling, teaching experience, and pursuit of knowledge for it own sake.
David began his educational career at Vassar College, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Greek, with honors in Classics. While still an undergraduate, he spent a summer in Athens, Greece, and later as a graduate student became an Associate Member of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.
David decided to further his education by applying to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Master’s in Greek, along with his Ph.D. in Classics with an historical emphasis. At the American School he began to visit numerous ancient sites and study archaeology in Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus. His interest in travel throughout the Mediterranean world continues to this day. His most recent trip was to Roman Spain in 2006 as part of a grant from the Masters school.
Today, David Driscoll holds a position at Greens Farms Academy. Driscoll has spent over a decade teaching at numerous high schools and colleges along the east coast, the south, and midwest. At the Masters School, Driscoll was not only the Latin and Greek teacher, but he also served as department head and assistant coach of various sports. At the Greens Farms Academy, he taught both middle and upper school students with success, particularly at the elementary and advanced levels, where his students received numerous awards.
David has contributed numerous reviews, papers, and even a textbook. He was the lead contributing writer and consultant for Latin For Americans, the 9th edition which included accompanying workbooks, a transparency binder and testing booklets. Driscoll's papers include “Vision and Blindness in Greek Tragedy,” “Irony in Hecataeus?,” “The Imagery of Growth and Decline in Livy’s History,” and “Aristotle’s Period.” All of his literary works as well as his established background in education, illustrate his passion for teaching and original scholarly contributions in his field.