James Whiting

James WhitingJames Whiting
Associate Professor of Linguistics/TESOL
Department Chair, Language and Linguistics
Graduate Program Coordinator for TESOL

E-mail: jcwhiting@plymouth.edu


James Whiting has two decades of experience in TESOL as a teacher and teacher trainer. He has trained teachers and taught English to non-native speakers in New York City, Vermont, Spain, Russia, Quebec, and Panama. Whiting was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Panama in Panama City, Panama, where his work focused on enhancing English language teaching practices for K-12 teachers. In addition, he was a Senior Fellow in the Office of English Language Programs at the US State Department, responsible for improving English language teacher training in northwest Russia.

Degrees and Education
  • PhD, New York University
  • MA, Columbia University
  • BA, State University of New York at Purchase

Research Interests
  • Education for English language learners in rural settings
  • Impact of dyslexia on English language learners

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