Mathematics, Upper School Teacher
Vanessa Cohen joined Garrison Forest in 2009 as an Upper School Mathematics teacher. She is originally from St. Louis, Missouri, where she completed a B.S. in Physics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Dr. Cohen moved to the University of Maryland in 2002, where she worked as a teaching assistant and research assistant in the Astronomy Department. She earned a M.S. in Astronomy in 2005, and completed her Ph.D. dissertation on black hole dynamics in 2009.
Dr. Cohen lives on campus, and she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.