Arthur Samuels received his bachelor's degree from Vassar College, a master's degree from Fordham University and a second master's degree from Columbia University. He was a recipient of a Fullbright Scholarship as well as two Gilder Lehrman Fellowships. He has been teaching at Dwight since 1992.
Mr. Samuels served as Head of the History Department from 1995 until 2006, Dean of the Anglo House from 1996 until 2008 and Head of the Upper School from 2000 until 2008. He became a member of the College Guidance Team in 2007.