C.V. (Higher Education Only)

Gyeongsang National University

Jinju-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea

2012 – Present


  • I went through a rigorous six-month recruitment and qualification process.  I was chosen from over eighty qualified applicants for a rare opportunity to become a Korean Ministry of Education civil service employee.  Less than 1% of all foreign employees achieve this.
  • I teach ten to twelve hours of freshman English courses totaling about 115/170 students per semester.
  • I often voluntarily teach eight hours of Intermediate level English classes per semester.
  • I volunteer to teach summer and winter camps, each one 7 weeks in length
  • I maintain office hours each week to assist students with questions and assignments.
  • I conduct university-funded research (please see my publication page).

Changshin University

Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea



  • I taught 15 hours of English courses to university students from all departments.  I had an average of 140 students per semester. 
  • I taught Business English, Tourism, and English Conversation I-IV.
  • I taught education courses (e.g. curriculum planning).
  • I maintained office hours each week to assist students with questions and assignments.
  • I taught overloads as the university required.

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

2004 – 2006


  • I assisted in teaching Fine Arts 150 with 189-200 students per semester. I taught a lecture and wholly graded and administered the class.
  • As an intern instructor, I taught the university courses Keyboard Skills I and II to music majors.
  • I graded and organized thousands of essays, journals, quizzes, and tests into the wee hours of the morning each semester.
  • I maintained office hours each week to assist students with questions and assignments.
  • I wrote grants and arranged a series of highly publicized and acclaimed statewide, inter-university classical music concerts two years in a row.
  • I completed an independent study that resulted in a substantial scholarly paper entitled “19th Century Expressive Performance Practice” and two special topics which yielded two large papers analyzing Prokofiev’s little-known children’s works for piano and voice.
  • The last pieces I played were:
    • Rachmaninov, Preludes Op. 23, No.’s, 4, 6, 7 and Op. 32 No. 5,
    • Mozart, Sonata K.284
    • Chopin, Etude Op. 10 No. 3
    • Bach, Toccata BWV 910
    • Scriabin, Etude Op. 2 No. 1 
    • Chopin, Nocturnes Op. 37, No. 1, Op. 48 No. 1 and No. 2
    • Bach, WTC Prelude and Fugue BWV 847 and 855