Dr. Christopher Trott, EdD

Dr. Christopher Trott, EdD (no photo)

Adjunct Professor

School of Education

Academic Credentials

EdD, Interdisciplinary Leadership, Creighton University; MEd, Catholic School Leadership and Administration, Marymount University; BA, History, Salisbury University


Dr. Trott first joined Marymount University as a Lead Doctoral Faculty Mentor (LDFM) in 2022, serving as a mentor to doctoral candidates in the EdD program. Aside from serving as an adjunct professor for Marymount University, Dr. Trott currently is the Parish Manager for St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Bluffton, South Carolina, handling the day-to-day operations of the largest Catholic parish in the state. Prior to that, Dr. Trott served as principal of St. Gregory the Great Catholic School where he led the school in receiving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Certification through Cognia™ and remains the only Catholic school in the state to hold this distinction. Additionally, he has served as principal in the Diocese of Charleston and Archdiocese of Washington and held the position of Assistant Superintendent of Catholic Schools with the Diocese of Savannah. Dr. Trott serves on various committees for the diocese, church, affiliate organizations, and local town. He has presented at the National Catholic Educational Association’s (NCEA) Convention and the Archdiocese of Washington’s Annual Teacher Conference on STEM education in Catholic schools.

Teaching Areas

School Finance; Leadership and Supervision; Administrative Issues in Special Education

Research Interests

STEM Education; Catholic Education


Facilitated COIL Conversational Model: A Virtual Exchange Between a Private University in the US and a Teacher College in South SudanJournal of Virtual ExchangeAugust 2022

Catholic Schools and STEM: An Exploration of Stakeholders’ Interest and Perceptions of STEM Programs in Elementary SchoolsCreighton University, November 2021

Dealing with Today’s Social NormsMomentum Magazine, NCEA, April 2011


Email: ctrott@marymount.edu