Dr. Xiwu Feng is a Professor of the Department of Education and Language Acquisition and also serves as a Coordinator of the Human Research Protection Program of LaGuardia Community College and a Member of the Institutional Review Board of the City University of New York. Professor Feng has been teaching college reading and writing, linguistics, second language reading, and TESOL methodology. He received his Ed. D in Curriculum and Instruction from Oklahoma State University. His research interests include second language acquisition, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural communication, writing acquisition in Chinese, and language-related learning disabilities. Professor Feng serves as a referee for the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong and an external reviewer for SCOLAR’s Research and Development Projects of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research of Hong Kong. He has been appointed as a visiting professor by several Chinese universities in the past two decades.