Andrew Boon is an associate professor in the faculty of humanities at Toyo Gakuen University. He has been teaching in Japan for over 15 years and holds a PhD from Aston University. His research focuses on learner support and discovery in non-judgmental environments. He has been an active member of the Japan Association for Language Teaching since 2004, has presented at numerous conferences, and has published articles on teacher development, motivation, and methodology.
He is the co-author of textbooks Discover the News (Language Solutions, 2013), and Inspire (Cengage – National Geographic), and the author of several graded readers including Zombies in Tokyo and Brainstorm for the Atama-ii Series; and This is Facebook, Homestay in the UK, and Culture Shock in Japan (Macmillan).