Phd (HKU), MA (Warwick, Leuven), BA (Wuhan)
I am a language teacher educator at the School of Education, Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture, University of New South Wales Australia.My research interests include international students’ educational experiences, language learner agency, language and literacy education, language education policy and language teacher education. Over the years, I have been promoting sociocultural perspectives to understand language learners’ strategy use and language teacher agency. Relevant publications have appeared in journals such as English Language Teaching Journal, Journal of Language, Identity and Education, Language Teaching, Language Teaching Research, Studies in Higher Education, System, Teaching and Teacher Education, and TESOL Quarterly. I co-edit System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics for Elsevier and International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching for De Gruyter. I am a co-editor for the English Language Education book series at Springer. In addition, I serve on the editorial boards of journals including Applied Linguistics Review, Asia Pacific Education Researcher, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Journal of Language, Identity and Education, Language Learning Journal, and Teacher Development. I was the Faculty’s Outstanding Young Researcher (2015) at the Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, a co-recipient of TESOL Award for an Outstanding Paper on NNEST issues (2012-2013), and have been named as one of 30 Up and Coming at TESOL International’s 50th anniversary.