Roger Barnard is Professor in the Department of General Education at Tama Art University, Tokyo, where he teaches general English and content courses related to art and design. He is the author of Good News, Bad News, and co-author of Business Venture and Business Venture 1 with Practice for the TOEIC® Test, all published by Oxford University Press.

Professor Barnard has taught in Japan for over twenty years, and is especially interested in content course design.