Lecturer, Chinese Language
Office hours: By appointment
Yi received her Ph.D. from the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Arizona. As an applied linguist, she is particularly interested in the social and cultural aspects of language use and learning by transnational and multilingual students. Her primary research focuses on the multilayered language ideologies among nation-states, stakeholders, and study abroad students in China in the age of Belt and Road. She is also interested in the process of third language acquisition of multilingual individuals. She has published articles in a number of journals and edited volumes. Prior to joining Emory University, she has taught in the U.S., Australia, and China.
Areas of Interest
Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, Study Abroad, Multilingualism, Chinese Language Pedagogy, Digital Humanities, and ICTs in Teacher Education