Tanja McCandie has been involved in education for over 20 years, either as an English teacher or working as a publishing rep. She’s taught in Canada, England and Japan. Currently an assistant professor in Nagoya, her research interests include gender and education, autonomous learning and teacher development. When not working she can be found with her family, supporting animal shelters, traveling and/or enjoying a drink or two.
Paul Arenson is a a sometimes singer, songwriter, teacher and political activist, born in NY & living in Japan since 1979. His has a personal website and a political one. He also designs websites. Critical pedagogy is one of his interests. He and his partner offer medical support to rough sleepers. After the nuclear disaster in 2011, they both gave up their regular jobs and moved to Kyushu.
See also: Addressing the Imbalance