Throughout his academic career, Jordan has focused on second language acquisition and second language composition, earning an MA in French literature and an MATESOL degree. Before coming to Cal, he taught at Golden Gate University, helping international graduate students prepare for the MBA program. Since joining Berkeley’s College Writing Programs in 2013, he has taught CWR1A and developed CW9C/ 109C, an academic writing course for multilingual student writers at Berkeley. In addition, he is a regular co-teacher of CW105, Intermediate Writing and Finding your Voice. In 2015, he was accepted as one of UC Berkeley’s Lecturer Teaching Fellows, which gave him an opportunity to continue research into the pragmatics of classroom discourse and written rhetoric for international students.