Dr. Charles Browne, is Professor of Applied Linguistics and head of the EFL teacher training program at Meiji Gakuin University in Japan, and a well-known expert on English education in Asia with over 25 years experience at all levels of the English education system in Japan. He is a specialist in CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) and Second Language Vocabulary Acquisition, and has written dozens of research articles and books, including a monthly column for the number one English education journal in Japan (Eigo Kyoiku). He was the first National Chairman of the JET Program, worked for the Japanese Ministry of Education as a teacher-training specialist and on the national textbook committee, and has led language learning product development for such software companies as EnglishCentral GoFluent , and Lexxica .

Ed.D., Temple University