Professor Oryang Kwon received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. His career had been devoted to ELT and research before he retired from the Department of English Language Education, Seoul National University, where he is currently a professor emeritus. He served as the President of Korea TESOL, Korea Association of Teachers of English (KATE), and Korea English Language Testing Association (KELTA). He also served as an editorial board member of Language Testing of the International Language Testing Association and that of Asian Englishes. He has written numerous secondary-school English textbooks, co-authored \"A History of English Language Education in Korea\"
and edited a book titled \"New Horizons in English Education Research\" (2014). He is currently translating books in ELT and testing.