Kathleen “Kathy” Carroll Giles became the Fourteenth Rector of St. Paul’s School on July 1, 2019. Most recently, she has served as head of school at Middlesex School since 2003. Before that, Kathy held a variety of roles at the Groton School, including dean of academic affairs, college advisor, English teacher, and coach.
Kathy holds a Master’s in Education degree, a Juris Doctor degree, and an undergraduate degree from Harvard University. She earned her A.B. with highest honors in English and American literature and languages at Harvard/Radcliffe Colleges, graduating magna cum laude as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Kathy subsequently received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her M.Ed. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.