Professor Briganti is currently Assistant Professor at Nagasaki University School of Medicine where he teaches Public Health in the English Section and oversees three different international exchange programs. Previously, Professor Briganti worked for Michigan State University teaching academic writing to V.I.P.P. (Visiting International Professional Program) students from Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, among others. Professor Briganti was active in two citizens lobby groups, Clean Water Action and Citizens Action where he was a fund raiser and crew leader responsible for educating citizens state-wide concerning legislative actions on environmental and civil liberties issues. His current interests are cross-cultural competence, international academic collaboration, and Content Based Instruction. He has an abiding love of literature, learning, nature, and progressive ideas.