Tim Murphey has studied and taught in Europe for 15 years and in Asia for another 30. At present, he teaches at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan at the Research Institute for Learner Autonomy Education (RILAE). He researches student voice, motivation, and Vygotskian socio-cultural theory.
Tim has been a plenary speaker in many countries, and is the author of a number of books, academic book chapters, and articles in various publications. He has also created a library of video teaching tips for the University of Hawaii and continues to enjoy finding positive ways to teach and learn. In his spare time he enjoys juggling & skiing.