Tasha M. Troy

Tasha M. Troy

Tasha M. Troy


interpersonal communication, leadership, cultural intelligence, cross-cultural communication

Tasha M. Troy, M.A., has been teaching international students and professionals for 22 years, providing instruction at Maryville University in St. Louis, MO; the Gangnam - University of California International Language Center in Seoul, Korea; the Samsung Human Resources Development Center in Yongin, Korea; Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC; and most recently at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She is an expert in "content-based instruction." She regularly speaks on cross-cultural communication and leadership. She has degrees in Communication Arts, Spanish, and Teaching English as a Second Language and is a certified DISC consultant. 

Selected Publications

“Writing Role-Plays,” The English Connection: A Publication of Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (p. 29) (2006) 

Courses Taught

Pathway Program

EAP 103 - Language Support for COMM 100 and

EAP 101 - Language Support for COMM 101 

EAP 108 - Language Support for for BUS 100 (Business and Society)

EAP 104 - Language Support for HIST 125 (World History)

PROV 096 - GRE Prep (Verbal)


Academic English Program

AE 010, 040, 050, 060 - Academic English Core (Reading, Writing, and Grammar) 

AE 031, 051 - Academic English Oral Communication Skills 

AE 015 - Academic English 

AE 016 - Academic English

AE 056 - Academic English Business English  

AE 052 - Academic English Reading Short Stories 



Workplace English Program, levels 2 and 3. 



M.A., Education – TESL 1999, Oral Roberts University, Graduated with honors

B.A. Spanish/Minor French, 1995, Oral Roberts University, Graduated Summa cum Laude

Recent Presentations

DISCover What Motivates Your Students, Workshop, INTO Mason, January 2020

Connect with Anyone from Anywhere: Communicating Across Differences, Workshop

  • AdvantEdge Workspaces, November 2019, January 2020
  • The Korean Business Development Center, October 2019
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology, June 2019

Principles for Connecting Across Cultures, Keynote, Britepaths, October 2018 

Secrets to Speaking with Confidence, Workshop

  • Coffee Tea You & Me, October 2019
  • The Networking Group - DC, September 2019
  • Career Network Ministry, McLean Bible Church, September 2018

Cultural Intelligence: Keys to Connecting with Anyone, Anywhere,

  • Troy Communications, June 2016
  • Your Expat Expert, April 2016

Using Tech Tools to Individualize Instruction, Workshop, Georgetown University Center for Language Education and Development, November 2013

Using iMovie to Create Materials for Course Instruction, E-Village, International TESOL Conference, 2012

Audacity Use by Students to Create Audio Journals, E-Village, International TESOL Conference, 2012