Phone: 224-632-3291


Degrees and Certifications:

BA History Allegheny College MA History University of Chicago PhD History University of Chicago Teacher Certification Northeastern IL University Educational Leadership Program National Louis Universtiy

Dr. Rich Grady

I have a BA in History from Allegheny College and an MA and a PhD in History from the University of Chicago.  I have been teaching at Deerfield since 1997.  In that time, I have taught a variety of courses, including World History (Honors, Standard, and Survey), Issues in Modern American Society, and U.S. History.  I have been the Department Chair since 2003.  I currently teach World History Survey.  In addition to teaching, I have been the assistant coach for the varsity boys soccer team since 1998, and the head varsity coach for the girls soccer team since 2007.  My wife Jennifer works in District 109 as a school psychologist and we have two sons who are both DHS graduates.  Matthew ('17) graduated from Indiana University, and Ryan ('19) attends Middlebury College.