Christine Uber Grosse is Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages at Thunderbird, Arizona State University. Previously, she directed the MS in TESOL program at Florida International University, during which time she worked for the State of Florida to develop a telecourse that reached 30,000 teachers on public TV in its first year. Her research and books have focused on business languages, culture and communication, and her work has appeared in over a dozen academic journals. In 2012, The Modern Language Journal devoted its annual focus issue to her and Geoffrey M. Voght’s national study on languages for specific purposes. As Visiting Professor at Aalto University in Finland, she has taught numerous short courses in Intercultural Management and Communication over the past fifteen years. For two years, she directed the Achievement Academy at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.