Andrew Moody is Associate Professor of English at the University of Macau where he teaches courses in sociolinguistics and world Englishes. Before beginning his PhD at the University of Kansas (USA) he taught English for two years at the Beijing Second Foreign Language Institute (China). His PhD dissertation in English (1997) was a corpus examination of inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic writing styles found in e-mail messages from Hong Kong students, a dissertation that became an early examination of Hong Kong English. After completing the PhD and while working in Japan he began investigating the role of English in Japanese popular culture generally, and especially in J-Pop music. He has written on the role of English in East Asian and South East Asian popular culture and published in World Englishes, English Language and Teaching Journal, English Today and has contributed essays to several collections focussing on language in popular culture and in world Englishes. His most recent research examines the various roles of dialect in popular music and he has edited a collection of essays investigating the role of English in Asian pop cultures, published by Hong Kong University Press. Currently he is writing books on the roles and status of English in Macau for Springer and Palgrave Macmillan Press as well as a survey of English used in Asian popular culture for Palgrave Macmillan and for Oxford University Press. Since January 2018 he has served as the editor of the journal English Today (Cambridge University Press).