Mr. Budisin received his Bachelor of Arts in classics from Williams College, post-baccalaureate in classical languages from the University of Pennsylvania, and master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Oklahoma. Matt’s scholarly work explores the relationship between ancient and modern philosophy.
Mr. Budisin is a Latin teacher at BASIS Independent Brooklyn and applies his training in philosophy, philology, history, and pedagogy to bring Latin back to life for his students. The study of Latin can be thought of as a compass to orient an educated young person around the liberal arts, or an entryway into the study of not just the arts and humanities, but the social and natural sciences as well.
Mr. Budisin chose to work at BASIS Independent because of the tremendous potential and talent he sees in the students and the incredible spectrum of experience, knowledge, ability, and vision that his fellow colleagues bring to their work with students. He wishes to contribute a positive part to this work.
Outside of school, Mr. Budisin is usually reading and doing research, but also cycling, cooking, exercising, traveling the world and exploring, painting, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family.