Samuela Eckstut is a senior lecturer at CELOP and author of several grammar and reading textbooks. Her most recent publication is Grammar Explorer 3, published by National Geographic Cengage Learning. Other titles include Strategic Reading, Center Stage and Focus on Grammar Workbooks 1 and 2. Before coming to CELOP, Ms. Eckstut taught for 11 years in Athens, Greece, and also taught in Great Britain. During her time abroad, she was a Fulbright teacher trainer in the Veneto-Friuli region of Italy. She holds a BA in African-Islamic Studies from Barnard College, an MA in African history from Columbia University, and an M.Ed in TESOL from Teachers College, all in New York City. She also holds a Royal Society of Arts Certificate in TEFL from the British Council in Athens, Greece.