The Board of Directors of Chesterton Academy of St. Louis is pleased to announce Dr. Alexander Schimpf as our founding Headmaster.

We'd love to introduce you to him at our Mardi Gras Ball!

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Dr. Alexander Schimpf

Founding Headmaster

A native of Waterloo, IL, Alexander Schimpf received his B.A. in Religious Studies from Indiana University in 2001. After spending a several years in formation with the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, he undertook graduate studies at The Catholic University of America, where he eventually received his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 2015. 

He taught at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX, and St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, OK. After the latter’s closure in 2017, he accepted a position as the Director of Marriage and Family Life Ministry for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, where he also served as a faculty member of the Blessed Stanley Rother Institute. 

A prolific speaker and writer, his work has appeared in publications such as the National Catholic Register, Crisis, Aleteia, the Imaginative Conservative, and Latin Mass Magazine. He currently resides in Oklahoma City with his wife and four children.

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