Jeff Magnuson has been on the Eagle Ridge Academy Board since September 24, 2019. Jeff graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a Bachelor’s degree in English, and earned a Masters of Philosophy degree in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He has been teaching Humanities at Eagle Ridge Academy since the 2016-17 school year, and has taught middle school and high school language arts, history, and other humanities courses since 2005. Prior to his teaching career, Jeff worked for over a decade as an editor with archaeologists and academics in Israel, and later worked as a newspaper page designer at the St. Paul Pioneer Press and as a graphic designer for a large U.S. government contractor. Over the years he has also held a score of other jobs as varied as security guard, janitor, boat painter, cannery worker, typist, copy editor, and human rights campaigner. Jeff is married and has two college-aged daughters.