Jacob  Gamage

Jacob Gamage

Middle and Upper School English Teacher


Department: Humanities
Phone: 845-462-4200 x452

At Oakwood since: 2020


Jacob has been teaching English for the past ten years at many different levels ranging from middle school language arts to college composition. Jacob is a working poet and loves to help young writers tell their own stories. He has also worked as a college advisor and as a web producer for arts organizations. Jacob is an avid sports fan and has accumulated his favorite teams from the places he has lived: Chicago Cubs, Miami Dolphins, and Milwaukee Bucks. He lives on the Oakwood campus with his wife Anna Potter, who also happens to be a writer and teacher, and their 9-year old daughter, Zoe. 


Education: MAT in Literature, Bard College; MFA in Poetry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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