- Language Testing, Pragmatics, Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition
- MATESL , UIUC; MPhil Sociolinguistics, PU
Distinctions / Awards
- LAS Fellowship in Humanities at UIUC (2013-2014) Summer Research Cognitive Science/Artificial Intelligence Award Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign May 2013, May 2014.
- TOEFL Grant for Doctoral Research