Ellis is currently a Research Professor in the School of Education, Curtin
University in Perth Australia. He is also a professor at Anaheim University, a
visiting professor at Shanghai International Studies University as part of
China’s Chang Jiang Scholars Program and an Emeritus Professor of the
University of Auckland. He has recently been elected as a fellow of the Royal
Society of New Zealand.
published work includes articles and books on second language acquisition,
language teaching and teacher education. His latest book is Becoming and Being
an Applied Linguist (John Benjamins). Other recent publications include are
Language Teaching Research and Language Pedagogy in 2012, (Wiley-Blackwell),
(with Natsuko Shintani) Exploring Language Pedagogy and Second Language
Acquisition Research in 2014 (Routledge) and Understanding Second Language
Acquisition 2nd Edition in 2015 (Oxford University Press). He has also
published several English language textbooks, including Impact Grammar
(Pearson: Longman). He has held university positions in six different countries
and has also conducted numerous consultancies and seminars throughout the world.