Nathaniel Carney is Associate Professor in the Department of English at Kobe College in Nishinomiya, Japan. His research interests include L2 pedagogy, teacher education, language assessment, and learner identity. He has taught English to students of many levels, including experience working with migrant populations and study abroad students in the United States and primary age bilingual students and university students in Japan. He started his career in language pedagogy teaching Spanish as a foreign language. For his dissertation research, he used scripted and unscripted texts to diagnose L2 English learners’ listening comprehension abilities.

Ph.D., Temple University