Robert Kaplan In memoriam

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AAAL regrets to announce that Robert (Bob) B. Kaplan (1929-2020), past president of AAAL (1993-1994), passed away on February 8. Bob was Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Southern California and the founding editor of the Annual Review of Applied Linguistics (an official journal of AAAL). A pioneer in the field of applied linguistics, his many contributions include serving as president of NAFSA (Association of International Educators) from 1983-1984, and of TESOL (1989-1990).

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