Language Education Policy Studies
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François Victor Tochon 



Francois Victor Tochon, a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is heading World Language Education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, a Department ranked #1 of its specialty for 15 years in the United States. He has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (Laval), a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Ottawa), and has received three Honorary Doctorates from two universities in Argentina and Peru and one international Asia-Pacific association, as well as a Honorary Professorship from Henan University of Technology. With 42 books and more than 250 articles and book chapters to his credit, Professor Tochon has also been Visiting Professor in many universities in 20 countries. He is currently published in 14 languages. He received the 2010 Award of Best Review of Research from the American Educational Research Association. As President of the International Network for Language Education Policy Studies, Prof. Tochon received the 2012 Award of International Research Excellence from the University of Granada, Spain. He is among the 1% most visited profiles of LinkedIn. He is also the designer and Chairman of Deep University, an academic institution that proposes to students to design their own programs and degrees with the help of academic mentors. For the merits of the Deep Approach, Prof. Tochon was awarded the medal of the Council Chairperson of the Lions Club International, and the Quest medal of the Chairperson of the Lions Club International Foundation for Service to Humanity. His 2014 book Help Them Learn a Language Deeply became a best seller. His 2015 book Language Education Policy Unlimited received the Amazon Distinguished Book Award. International Ambassador for isIPAL in Australia, Prof. Tochon received the 2015 Excellence in Diversity Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the 2015 International Scholar Award of Shanghai Normal University, and 2015 Eminent Scholar Award from the University of Southern Queensland. In 2017, he organized a bi-continental conference on school inclusion and the identities of refugee migrant children, sponsored by the Spencer Foundation, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at the University of Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle.


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