Jamie Myre joined the Fusion DC campus in 2020 as a History and English teacher and is energized by her efforts to instill a love of lifelong learning in her students. Jamie received her bachelor’s degree from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she studied Gender and Queer Studies, Religious Studies, Literature, and Middle East/North African Studies, and was her class’s Senior Commencement Speaker. She worked for her college’s Writing Center and spent time abroad in Cambodia and Nepal teaching English and Journalism. Most recently, she served as a teacher for Eckerd’s Pandemic & Our Changing World summer seminar, where she guided students, faculty, and staff through an eight-week long discussion group analyzing the COVID-19 pandemic through various disciplinary lenses in the liberal arts. Jamie enjoys cooking, hiking, visiting museums, and taking long road trips. Most people are surprised to learn that Jamie has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do!