Phone: 256-837-3735


Degrees and Certifications:

Ph.D. (University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK) M.Div. (Samford University) B.S. (Auburn University) Latin Provisional cert (AL)

Dr. Seth Tarrer

World Languages

Latin Survey A & B / Latin 1

Girls Soccer Head Coach


Dr. Tarrer graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in 2001; Samford University with a M.Div. in 2005; and the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK with Ph.D. in Ancient Near Eastern Comparative Literature in 2009. Dr. Tarrer is certified to teach secondary Latin. 


Dr. Tarrer has been at DMS since January 2019. Prior to that he taught three and a half years in South FL at the graduate level after teaching for years in Scotland, Argentina, Colombia, and the United States. 


Before coming to DMS, Seth lived and taught in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Medellín, Colombia, enjoying both the rich and diverse Latin culture and heritage as well as the fantastic food and soccer! When not teaching or writing, he can be found with his family, playing and/or coaching soccer, or somewhere outdoors.