Richard Humphries has over twenty years of teaching and course development experience in English as a Foreign Language. He was awarded an MATESL degree from St. Michael's College in Vermont, as well as another MA in Conflict Resolution from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom.
Originally from New Jersey, Richard started teaching in Japan in 1985. Although he taught all age groups, eventually he focused his energies on teaching at the university level. He's given presentations on teaching methods at conferences, written on language methods and issues for publications and conducted varied workshops on teaching, conflict and media-related topics. As for direct media experience, he's written over 150 articles for Asian newspapers and magazines and helped to launch an English-language, weekly business magazine in Southeast Asia.