Neil Whitehead is originally from Wisconsin in the USA. He has degrees in math, Spanish and physics as well as a Masters degree in International Education. He has been teaching combinations of Math, Spanish and Physics since 1991. He has taught in the US, Puerto Rico, Mexico, China (at Concordia Shanghai), Korea and now Hanoi. His wife is from Mexico and also teaches Spanish while his two children attend Concordia Hanoi. His family has been actively involved in community service including teaching English to migrant children in China, bringing running water to rural villages, and raising money to build libraries in China. He enjoys traveling, ultimate frisbee, and reading.