A native of Evanston, IL, John Harrison received his Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College and holds Master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Bank Street College. John has taught for more than twenty-five years, at Scarsdale High School since 1995.

He is the Chair of the Social Studies Department and has taught the full range of the high school social studies curriculum, including advanced European History, U.S. Government, Macroeconomics, World History, and U.S. History.

John has been working with Carnegie Prep for more than a decade, teaching the AP European History and AP U.S. and Comparative Government, and AP Economics review courses during the spring term.

John lives in Chappaqua, New York with his wife and their three children. In their spare time, John and his wife breed Golden Retrievers and serve as volunteers with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.


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