Prof. Overman is an Associate Teaching Professor in the English Language Center's Intensive English program. She specializes in preparing students for undergraduate work, graduate research, and professional interactions, putting special emphasis on helping students to take charge of their own learning. She has taught English in Japan and Panama and has done teacher training in Cuba and in China, (supporting English programs at medical schools for WHO). Prof. Overman has presented at TESOL conferences, at TESOL in Qatar, and at local conferences in Texas, New Jersey, and the DC area.
Prof. Overman holds a Masters in Education (concentration TESOL) from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts from Earlham College (in Psychology and Language).