James Dean Brown

    JAMES DEAN (JD) BROWN was NFLRC Director in 2012. He is Professor Emeritus of Second Language Studies at UH. His areas of specialization include language testing, curriculum design, program evaluation, and research methods. In addition to over 250 book chapters and journal articles on these topics, he has published two dozen books, including The Elements of Language Curriculum; Using Surveys in Language Programs; Doing Applied Linguistic Research; Testing in Language Programs; as well as six volumes in the NFLRC/University of Hawai‘i Press monograph series.