Headmaster of The CiRCE Academy & Director of CiRCE Consulting

Brian Phillips is the Headmaster of The CiRCE Academy, Director of CiRCE Consulting, and host of The Commons podcast. 

Having been involved in classical education for over a decade, Brian has served as a Head of Rhetoric School and a teacher of humanities and rhetoric. He is the pastor of Holy Trinity Reformed Church in Concord, NC, and an adjunct faculty member at Belmont Abbey College. He is the author/editor of Sunday Mornings: An Introduction to Biblical Worshipthe third edition of Classical Education: The Movement Sweeping America, The Space Between: A Guide to the Iliad, The Journey Home: A Guide to the Odyssey, Tales of Wonderand the Canon Classics guide to the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.

He has a M.A. in Theological Studies, a M.A. in Christian and Classical Studies, and an Ed.D. in Humanities/Classical Education.  More importantly, Brian is joyfully married to his college sweetheart, Shannon, with whom he has four little ones - Temperance, Ian, Asher, and Ellie Caroline.

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