Profession: US Diplomat
More than fourteen years of experience working at US embassies around the world.
Twenty years of military experience specializing in communications, including three years experience as a communications trainer.
Interests: When I'm not teaching or learning languages, some of my favorite activities are hiking, Tai Chi, and reading good books.
Education: Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
English Language Instruction, Education
I received a graduate-level TESOL certification from City University of Seattle, WA.
MS in International Leadership and Management
I completed a MS in International Leadership and Management, with a special emphasis on intercultural communication, from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.
BA in Slavic Languages
I received a BA in Slavic Languages, with an emphasis on Czech literature, from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Spoken Languages: English (Native), Czech (Conversational), Portuguese (Conversational), Thai (Basic)