Linguistics Professor from Stanford University. Her specialty is to compare and to analyze differences in English used by students from different linguistic backgrounds.
Advisor of “U.S. Language and Culture” summer course TESOL board member; has given numerous speeches on TESOL international and regional conferences; Chairwoman at TESOL Press; former chairwoman of TESOL Materials Writers Interest Section; Board of Directors TESOL International
Has written many books, online courses, video programs, and teacher’s manuals for TOEFL and for English language education in general
Has published with MacMillan Education, University of Michigan Press, Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Pearson, and McGraw-Hill