Marissa Young

Department Head


Marissa received her BA in History from Arizona State University. She also has a postgraduate certificate in International Baccalaureate Education from the University of Melbourne and is a certified IB educator.


Marissa spent 5 years teaching ESL, English Literature, and History in Tokyo. She interned at EUROCLIO (The European Association of History Educators) in The Netherlands where she helped to train history teachers in using art and visual culture to promote critical thinking in the history classroom. She has been teaching History and Social Studies at Fusion since 2020.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Has a cat named Autumn and a dog named Spring.
  • Loves BTS more than anything.
  • Gets very excited about maps.