Chris Hall has been teaching English as a Second Language at B.C. since 1984. She received her undergraduate degree in English/Education from Eastern Michigan University. She also has a Masters Degree in English Education with a specialty in Linguistics from New York State University College at Buffalo. During her sophomore year in college, she was a foreign student at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. After college, she taught for a year in the inner city in Lackawanna, New York, as part of the Teacher Corps program. She then spent two years in Mazar-I-Sharif, Afghanistan, as a Peace Corps volunteer, where she taught English to secondary school students and trained English teachers. In her free time, she enjoys being in the outdoors walking, hiking and gardening; literature; and spending time with her family.