Lawrence Metzger


Larry Metzger recently completed two years of teaching pre-Master’s students academic writing and communications at Nazarbayev University. He taught for 8 years in Middle Eastern national universities within Oman, UAE and Qatar developing problem-based course materials which integrated conflict resolution, critical thinking and research methodology. While there, he wrote a US State Department grant for Qatar University and authored a chapter on conflict resolution and personality dynamics for TESOL Arabia’s ELT management handbook. Larry also taught in Japan for 8 years at different universities including Kwansei Gakuin University, where he developed two genre-based writing course books. He is a former Fulbright scholar on Church-State relations in Poland during the Solidarity movement and former coordinator of the Fulbright program in Ukraine in the early ’90’s. His academic background includes a BA and MA in Russian Language, Literature & East European Studies from the University of Kansas and MA TESOL from Columbia University Teachers College.