Steven J. Ross (Ph.D. from University of Hawaii in SLA) is professor at the University of Maryland's School of Language Literature and Culture and Center for the Advanced Study of Language. Ross has taught applied linguistics in Japan, USA, Australia, and Mexico. He specializes in research methods, language assessment, and program evaluation. His research on language assessment and SLA has appeared in Studies in Second Language Acquisition, IRAL, JALT Journal, The Journal of Asian-Pacific Communication, Second Language Research, TESOL Quarterly, System, Language Learning, Applied Linguistics, Prospect, Language Testing, The International Journal of Testing, the Journal of Pragmatics, as well as in several edited books. Ross recently co-authored Research Methods in Second Language Studies. He has been a member of the editorial boards of the, TESOL Quarterly, Language Testing, Applied Linguistics, and is an associate editor of Language Learning.

Ph.D., University of Hawaii