A Christian Liberal Arts University, Est. 1846

Jack Peterson

Department Chair & Assistant Professor of English Language Teaching & ESL Program Director
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  • MA, TESOL, University of Washington (2010)
  • BA, English, Covenant College (2002)
  • academic english preparation for adult learners
  • american cultural studies for english language learners
  • american english pronunciation
  • english language teaching methods

Advice to Incoming Students

Get to know the people around you, especially those whom you perceive as different than you.

Why I Enjoy Teaching at Taylor

I enjoy witnessing the internationalization of the Taylor community and the warmth and hospitality of the faculty, staff, and students. I also appreciate the “whole-person” focus of education at Taylor that promotes excellence in everything we do.


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