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Bio's - Executives

Chapter President

Open Position

 

Chapter Secretary

Open Position

 

Deborah Tarbet

Membership Coordinator

Deborah Tarbet is an Assistant Professor at Keimyung College University .  She received her MA in TESOL (2004) and a MAcc (2003) from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Deborah joined KOTESOL in April, 2005, and has served on numerous conference committees.  In addition, she served as the National Treasurer from Oct, 2009-Oct, 2012.  She enjoys walking, hiking, bowling, singing in a Korean choir, and cooking Korean food.  If you need membership assistance, you may contact her at: deborahtarbet@hotmail.com.

Dieter Knowle Ph.D.

Chapter Web Editor

Dr. Dieter Knowle has traveled all over the world to more than 30 countries and has extensive teaching experience in diverse cultural backgrounds.   He had taught in Korea for more than 10 years now.  Dr. Knowle was a Professor of English at Soongsil University in Seoul and currently is a member of the Faculty of Liberal Eduction, College of Humanities, Kyungpook National Univeristy, teaching credit and non-credit general English courses.  His interests involve using engagement theory in the classroom instead of classical  motivation theories such as the carrot...

Dieter Knowle Ph.D.

Chapter Vice President

Dr. Dieter Knowle has traveled all over the world to more than 30 countries and has extensive teaching experience in diverse cultural backgrounds. Dr. Knowle has taught in Korea for ten years now. He was a Professor of English at Soongsil University in Seoul and currently is a member of the Faculty of Liberal Education, College of Humanities, Kyungpook National University teaching credit and non-credit general English courses. His interests involve using engagement theory in the classroom instead of classical motivation theories such as the ‘carrot and the...

Pat King

Chapter Treasurer

Pat King is in his fifth year of English teaching at Daegu University. Prior to that he taught four years at Kangwon National University. Took BA in journalism from Western Washington University. Took MA in education from Framingham State University. After journalism work in USA, came to Korea in 2006 and worked two years as an editor (business, sports) for Korea JoongAng Daily newspaper in Seoul.