Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson


ESL Instructor


B.S./ M.A. The University of Memphis


Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Mexico, Ireland


  • Playing guitar and also playing traditional old time and Irish music on fiddle
  • Home gardening
  • Watching Western movies

What I like about working with international students:

I enjoy the opportunity to meet students from many different parts of the world and learn about their countries and cultures.


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