Stuart McLean is an instructor at Momoyama Gakuin University. He has published in Reading in a Foreign Language, Vocabulary Learning and Instruction, Language Teaching Research, TESOL Quarterly, System, Applied Linguistics, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, and Language Assessment Quarterly on subjects related to language assessment, research methods, reading, listening, and vocabulary acquisition.

M.S.Ed. in TESOL, Temple University, Japan.
Ph.D. in Medicine, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine.
Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education and Research, Kansai University.