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Antony and Lyle,

in Hangzhou, 2013


Educational Qualifications

Ph.D. Applied Linguistics (UCLA, 1991);

Dissertation: Test taker characteristics and test performance: A structural      modeling approach. 

Published by Cambridge University Press.

Winner of the Outstanding Dissertation Award by Educational Testing            Service, Princeton, USA.

Supervisor: Prof. Lyle Bachman, UCLA, Department of Applied Linguistics


Academic positions

Professor, University of Macau

Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Professor, University of Hong Kong

Fulbright Professor, Tunghai University, Taiwan

Professor and Dean, American University in Armenia

Professor, California State University, Los Angeles

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Michigan

Teaching and Research Assistant, UCLA

Lecturer, Regional Institute of English, Bangalore

Teacher, St. Germain High School, Bangalore


Honors and awards

Expert member, Association of Language Testers of Europe

Founding President, Asian Association for Language Assessment

Apple Lecturer, Teachers College, Columbia University

Honorary Professor, University of Hong Kong

Fulbright Senior Scholar, Tunghai University, Taiwan

President, International Language Testing Association

Outstanding Ph.D. dissertation in language testing, Educational         Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey



Editor-in-Chief, Asia TEFL Journal (2016-)

Book Series Co-editor, New Perspectives in Language Assessment (2010-)

Founding Editor, Language Assessment Quarterly (2003-13, 2020-)

Test Reviews Editor, Language Testing (1996-98)

Founding Editor, Issues in Applied Linguistics (1989-91)



TOEFL Committee of Examiners, ETS, Princeton

TOEFL 2000/iBT Committee, ETS, Princeton

K-12 English language assessment, ETS, Princeton

Language Training and Testing Center, Taiwan

OfQual, U.K.

University of Cambridge English Language Assessment

Fulbright Scholar Review Panel, USA

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