Teri McCarthy earned her PhD in education and second language acquisition from University of Kansas. She also has a Master’s Degree in education and a Bachelor’s Degree in mass communication and journalism. Teri co-authored Teaching in a Distant Classroom (InterVarsity Press), a handbook for Christian professors, which is now in its third printing. She has traveled, taught, and conducted research in more than 50 countries. Teri has taught in public universities internationally for many years, including in China, Russia, and Afghanistan. From 2010 until 2015 she taught in Lithuania, including four years as associate professor at Lithuania University of Educational Sciences in Vilnius. She continues to teach on-line masters courses in philology.