Mark Warschauer is a professor of Education and Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, where he directs both the Ph.D. in Education program and the Digital Learning Lab. He has previously taught or conducted research at the University of Hawaii, Waseda University in Japan, Charles University in Prague, and Moscow State Linguistic University, and served as director of educational technology on a U.S. development project in Egypt. Warschauer is the author or editor of nine books and more than 100 papers on technology and learning, including Laptops and Literacy: Learning in the Wireless Classroom (Teachers College Press, 2006) and Technology and Social Inclusion: Rethinking the Digital Divide (MIT Press, 2003). His research on these topics has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Haynes Foundation, the Mott Foundation, Cambridge University, and Google. Previously, he served as founding editor of Language Learning & Technology journal and received the Educational Testing Service/TOEFL Policy Council Language Acquisition and Instruction International Award for outstanding individual contribution in the area of technology and language learning. Warschauer lives in Irvine, California, with his wife and three children.