Jen MacArthur is currently the Regional English Language Officer (RELO) based at the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade and previously served as RELO in Mexico City and Islamabad. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of State, Jen taught ESL and Social Studies in the United States at the primary and secondary levels; pre- and in-service language teacher education at the University of Bucharest and with the Romanian Ministry of Education; ESP at the University of Vaasa, Finland; and served as the Language Program Coordinator for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians (Maine). She has also taught evening adult education ESL/EFL courses. Jen studied European History and German at Bates College in Maine, and holds an M.Ed. in TESOL and an M.Sc. in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries. Born in Scotland, Jen calls Maine home.
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