Erika Munson

Library Department Chair Class XI Dean B.A. Harvard University

Erika Munson is a graduate of Harvard University where she received a B.A. in Fine Arts. She began her career in the Park City School District where she was a reading intervention specialist at a Title I school.  She joined the Waterford English Department in 2011 and in addition to teaching she is Class IX Dean, Middle and Upper School Librarian and Internship Coordinator.  In 2016 she was awarded an Oxbridge Teacher Fellowship for summer study focusing on The Library and the Academy at Oxford University. She spends weekends and vacations bringing diverse communities together for conversations around faith, values and identity. She is a co-founder and board member of Emmaus LGBTQ ministry and Utah State Coordinator for Braver Angels, a citizens movement to strengthen democracy by teaching individuals to listen to each other across political divides. Erika is a mother of five and grandmother of three. She and her husband Shipley live a few blocks from Waterford where they garden, read, and walk their rescued greyhound together.