Mr. Hirst

Teacher / Father / Comic Book Collector / Professional Nerd

James Hirst

Teaches: English / Comic Book Writing / Witches and Wizards / Mythology 

When James Hirst is not spending time or playing games with his wife and five children, he enjoys learning, reading (especially works by David & Leah Eddings, Gary Gygax (et al.), Scott Kurtz, and R.A. Salvatore), and teaching. For over 10 years he has taught college-level composition, literature, and business communications courses.


James is excited to teach the following classes at Merit: 10th Grade Honors English and Language Arts, School Success, Adulting, Comic Books (Visual Storytelling), Witches and Wizards and Mythology.