Jim Bame is Associate Professor of ESL and has a Master’s Degree from San Francisco State University. He has teaching experience in the United States and in other countries of the world, including Yemen for nine years, Indonesia for three years, and Saudi Arabia for one year. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Afghanistan and Yemen. He has served on ITSOL Board as Secretary and President and IEPIS Chair for TESOL. He has been a reviewer for TESOL-EJ since 2005. When not at work, he enjoys hiking in Wyoming and snowshoeing in Green Canyon.