Social Sciences & English Instructor
Originally from New York, Jessie Cheney earned her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. in American Literature from Columbia University. She has taught at Queen’s University in Northern Ireland, at West Point in New York, and at the University of Chicago. Since Jessie joined Beacon in 2017, she has taught IB Philosophy and IB English and also currently serves as the IB Extended Essay Coordinator. Jessie lives in Hyde Park with her husband, son, and two cats.