Richard is an ESL instructor living in Pittsboro, NC. He has received a B.A. in History from San Francisco State University and an M.A. in Educational Communication and Technology from New York University. Richard has also completed studies in European History and Culture at Universiteit van Amsterdam and studies in Education at NYU, Paris. His TESOL certification was earned from Arizona State University. Having worked in the Washington D.C. Public Schools, New York City Public Schools, and Alexandria City Public Schools, Richard has over twenty years teaching experience. He has also worked further abroad as an English teacher in Hungary, Thailand, and China. In his free time, Richard enjoys anything that has to do with soccer and tennis, as well as trail walking.