Dr. Paul Kei Matsuda is Professor of English and Director of Second Language Writing at Arizona State University. His areas of expertise include writing, teacher identity, teacher professional development, program administration, and history of English language teaching. A sought-after speaker, he has given keynote and plenary talks as well as research and teaching workshops in 25 countries, covering all continents except Antarctica. He has also taught writing courses and graduate courses in various countries around the world. He is founding chair of the Symposium on Second Language Writing and editor of the Parlor Press Series on Second Language Writing. He is also former president of the American Association for Applied Linguistics. When he is not working, Paul enjoys cooking, scuba diving (he is a scuba diving instructor), and motorcycle riding.