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Charles John Emond, MA

CharlesFaculty, Liberal Arts





Professor Charles John Emond is a lecturer in English and History. A lifelong teacher, he delights in working with students from so many different countries in his ESLG classes. He started his post-secondary education at Emerson College, Boston, later transferring to Queens College, Flushing, NY where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English & Art History. After fifteen years teaching a variety of high school subjects in Belize, Central America, he returned to Vermont and earned a Master's Degree from Dartmouth College in 1975 and a Master's Degree for Teachers from Keene State College in 1991. For over 20 years he has taught gay history courses online for the Vermont State Colleges. Since moving to Thailand 18 years ago he has devoted his energies to teaching English language starting out at Stamford International University where he served as Head of Department. For seven years now he has been a happy and proud member of the WUT family. His writing, research and conference presentations have focused on the history of homosexuality, local history and English language issues in ASEAN and Thailand.

Main Publications


Emond, Charles. Stonehenge to Stonewall (2009) Lulu Publishers.

Emond, Charles. The History of Orange Walk Town, Belize (1983) BISRA publications. (listed on Amazon)

Emond Charles. The Early History of Orange Walk Town, Belize (2008) expanded, revised and republished by Lulu publishers)

Thesis (MA):

Emond Charles. Franco-Americans and the development of the New England textile industry (1991) Keene State College, KeeneNH

Newspaper Column:

“Out in the MountainsVermont ( USA) statewide newspaper. The gay history column entitled From Stonehenge to Stonewall ran monthly from January 1999 to November 2001

Peer Reviewed & Published Articles:

Using the Whiteboard to Enhance the Teaching of Writing Skills. published in the Stamford Journal,  Stamford University Thailand 2010.

Strategies to Enhance the Teaching of Reading, Thinking and Writing Skills published in the ABAC Journal, May-August 2012.

There Was a Season: Four Tales of French-Canadian life. Published in Volume 35, #4, Spring, 2012 issue of Le Forum, University of Maine.

Strategies for Success in the ESL Classroom: Organizing the ESL class and Using the Whiteboard. published in the October 2012 edition of Thailand TESOL New Focus.

Hidden History: Homosexuality in Selected Societies. Published in the January, 2013 edition of the ISSTEP Conference Proceedings.

An Analysis of ESL Conferences Sponsored by Webster University, Thailand. Published in the ABAC Journal, May-August 2013 issue.

Homosexuality in Selected Societies Around the World. Published in Contemporary Social Sciences,  Summer 2013 issue.

From Farm to Factory: The Franco-American Experience in Claremont NH. Published in the Spring, 2013 issue of Le Forum Volume 36, #2 by the University of Maine

They Came to our Valley: Franco-Americans and the Textile Industry of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, 1870 to 1900. Accepted by Le Forum, University of Maine at Orono for publication in the Fall, 2018 issue.

"Homosexuality in Selected Asian Societies" A history of androgyny and homosexuality in ancient India, China, Japan, Thailand and Malaysia. I am currently working on this for presentation at a future conference and/or publication.

"United by a Language" English Language in ASEAN. An analysis of national English proficiency in the ten ASEAN member states. This project is in the beginning stages.


  1. ISSTEP Conference Hidden History: Homosexuality in Selected Societies. Successfully presented at the ISSTEP Conference held in Bangkok at the end of January, 2013. Published in the conference proceedings.
  1. First Multidisciplinary Conference on Regional Interdependence in Southeast Asia, Webster University, Thailand, April 26th, 27th 2013.
    Title: English Proficiency in Thailand and Malaysia: A Tale of Two Countries. Successfully presented at the conference and published in the conference journal.