Susan Oak holds an M.A. from New York University and an Ed.M. from Harvard University. She is currently working on her Ph.D. degree in Second Language Acquisition. She began her long association with Korea in 1987. She is currently teaching English at Ewha Woman's University in Seoul.
Virginia Martin holds a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from Indiana University. She began her long association with Korea in 1979. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio where she coordinates the English as a Second Language Program and teaches in the MA TESL Program.