Chris Dunsmore

Position: Director

Department: Programs in English as a Second Language

Campus Address: 215 Pound Hall

Campus Phone: (402) 472-1874


Chris Dunsmore earned his master’s degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and bachelor’s degree in English from Michigan State University.  He taught English for several years in the Republic of Korea for various institutions including the BCM Institute, Samsung, Hyundai, LG, and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Graduate School of Management (KAIST- KGSM).   He also served as Director of the English Language Institute at Central Michigan University for nine years prior to joining UNL in July of 2013.  

Courses Taught at UNL

Advanced IEP Reading, IEP 92

Areas of Interest

Teaching speaking and listening

Language testing

Program administration


M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Michigan State University, Dec. 1998 

B.A., English, Michigan State University, May 1992

Professional Organizations

Mid-America TESOL

TESOL international

NAFSA Association of International Educators


Cook, H.G., Mackey, A., et al., (1998). Test Development Workbook and Video. East Lansing:  Michigan State University Board of Trustees. Center for Language Education and Research (CLEAR).