A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Rhetoric & Writing and the Plan II Honors program, Mr. Barry's passions are exploring language and inspiring interdisciplinary connections.
Before Mirman, Mr. Barry taught at ACE Academy in Austin, where he served as the Head of the Elementary School. In Austin, he enjoyed working with a local EdTech incubator group and developing curriculum that focused on executive functioning and the social and emotional needs of gifted students.
When he’s not teaching, Mr. Barry occasionally writes about music and culture for various online and print publications. His other passions include experimental music, college football, and pizza.