Professor Liu Yi (1971-) is the Dean of the School of Foreign Languages of Liaoning University, PhD supervisor of the Linguistics and Applied Linguistics program, and Chair Professor of the first-class undergraduate English-major program at the provincial level.
PhD of Applied Linguistics, Peking University,China
Master of TESOL, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
Bachelor of Arts, Dalian Foreign Languages University, China.
English professor, Northeastern University
Post-doctoral researcher, University of Windsor, Canada
TESOL certificate instructor, University of Windsor, Canada
The research interests of Professor Liu include applied linguistics, professional development of EFL teachers, sociolinguistics, and discourse analysis. She has about 30 research papers published in the top level academic journals both abroad and at home such as TESOL Quarterly, Foreign Language World, Foreign Languages and Their Teaching, and Chinese Journal of Applied Linguistics. She leads more than 10 research projects including the projects funded by National Office of Philosophy and Social Science, National Committee for Translation & Interpreting Education, National Research Center for Foreign Language Education, Liaoning Social Science Association, and Department of Education of Liaoning Province. She also works as peer reviewer for several top level academic journals and research projects at both national and provincial levels. Her engagements in academic associations include the stranding committee member of Foreign Language Teacher Education and Development Committee of China English-Chinese Comparative Research Association, committee member of the China Discourse Research Association, the Association of Chinese Sociolinguistics, deputy chairman of the Foreign Language and Literature Education Committee of Liaoning Province, and executive vice chairman of Liaoning Translation Association.