Matthew Nelson ’08

Matthew was a recipient of Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships in Russia in 2008/9 and 2009/10. He taught English and American culture at the Academy for Government Service in Novosibirsk (2008/9) and the Far Eastern University in Vladivostok (2009/10).

 After returning to the USA, Matt taught ESL to adult immigrants and refugees in San Francisco for three years before moving to Atlanta to complete a Masters degree in Applied Linguistics at Georgia State University. Currently, he works as an English Language Fellow with the U.S. Department of State in Nepal, where he teaches university courses in language teaching methodology and conducts teacher training workshops for English teachers.