Welcome Ms. Finigan-James

Previous job: History and American Studies teacher and Senior Scholars Coordinator at the Berkeley Carroll School.
Something about Brearley that appealed to you: Being a school that champions girls and it’s commitment to excellent, rigor and diversity.
Favorite food: Callaloo (National dish of Trinidad).
Coffee or tea (or neither): Coffee.
Favorite music/band: Beyoncé.
Favorite book: The White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beatty.
Favorite thing about working in New York: It’s my hometown! You can find any kind of food or art and there is something for everyone.
Hobbies: Reading, writing letters/postcards to friends, watching Hallmark movies.
Fun fact about you: I once sang (along with my young choir) with Michael Jackson for his 30th anniversary concert.
The Brearley School is a K-XII independent day school for girls in New York City. Empowering girls of adventurous intellect to think critically and creatively.
610 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582 

590 East 83rd Street
New York, NY 10028
(212) 744-8582