Dr. Francois Victor Tochon is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he headed World Language Education for 6 years. He was born in Geneva, Switzerland. He has a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction (Université Laval) and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Ottawa University), and received the equivalent of Honorary Doctorates from two universities in Argentina and Peru. Prof. Tochon worked on intercultural issues related to bilingualism in various countries and international language policies, looking for new ways to organize language teaching and learning. In 2009-2011, Prof. Tochon received an award from the U.S. Department of Education to create, research and evaluate a “deep approach” to foreign language curricula that would respect a pluralistic and federative view of language policies. It allowed him to format an interface between language policies and classroom curricula and practices. In 2007-2008, he was awarded grants from Spencer and Tubitak—National Science and Technology Foundation of Turkey—to study ways to internationalize Education through e-portfolios, world languages and an intercultural approach. With twenty-five books and more than hundred articles and book chapters to his credit, Prof. Tochon has also been Visiting Professor in several universities including Akershus (Norway), Arizona, Brussels (Belgium), Freiburg (Switzerland), Granada (Spain), Lyon, Paris V Sorbonne, Nanterre, Reims, Rennes, West Indies (France), Arizona and Princeton (USA), Rio Cuarto (Argentina), Yildiz (Turkey), etc. He is currently published in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese, and forthcoming translations are planned for Chinese. Among his books are: "The Foreign Self: Truth Telling as Educational Inquiry" (Atwood); Tropics of Teaching: Productivity, Warfare, and Priesthood" at University of Toronto Press. His article “The Key To Global Understanding” published in the Review of Educational Research (79/2) received the 2010 Award of Best Review of Research from the American Educational Research Association (AERA). In December of 2012, he received the Award of International Excellence from the University of Granad, Spain. Professor F. V. Tochon's profile was within the 1% most viewed LinkedIn profiles on the internet during the year 2012, as awarded by LinkedIn on February 8th, 2013.