Lorry Perry

Lorry Perry

Assistant Head of School & Dean of Faculty
BA, Wellesley College
MA, University of Iowa
Head of School Office, Academic Office

Assistant Head of School and Dean of Faculty Lorry Perry joined Blair’s faculty in 2016, bringing 16 years of experience in independent secondary education. In addition to her administrative responsibilities, she serves dorm duty in West Hall. Over the course of her career, Lorry gained professional experience at The Lawrenceville School, Scattergood Friends School and Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School. At Lawrenceville, she served as English department chair, founding director of the school’s summer academics boarding program and inaugural director of the winter co-curricular program. Prior to assuming these leadership roles, she was a Lawrenceville faculty member, dorm head and coach who supported her colleagues as a mentor teacher and on a variety of faculty committees.

Lorry completed her undergraduate work at Wellesley College and began her teaching career at Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School in 2001, a position to which she returned each June for more than a decade. After that first year in Exeter, Lorry moved to Iowa, where she taught at Scattergood Friends School and served as a teaching assistant at the University of Iowa while earning her master’s degree in English. In 2006, she moved to central New Jersey to join the faculty at Lawrenceville. Lorry and her wife, Liz, live on Park Street in Meadow Cottage.

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