While earning his BA in History from Dartmouth College, Kip served for numerous terms as a Writing Assistant for the Dartmouth Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, working with freshmen taking writing courses. Kip was the Captain of the Dartmouth Men’s Varsity Lacrosse Team for two years, earning Academic All-Ivy Honors, and was a staff writer for The Dartmouth. During the fall of 2010, Kip studied abroad at the School for International Training in Cape Town, South Africa. A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Kip is a Blake School graduate, and he has spent his college summers in his hometown, working at lacrosse camps and as an Editorial Intern for Milkweed Editions. As a Fellow in the Penn Residency Master's in Teaching program, Kip is researching and writing his master's thesis on cultivating mindfulness and identity development in the English classroom. Other interests include social justice education, creative non-fiction writing, and the history and philosophy of sports.