Qi Qi (pronounced "chi") is a Ph.D. student in the Applied Linguistics and Technology program. She has an MA in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College of Columbia University and a BA in International Education of Chinese from Hebei University of Technology. Prior to joining the program, Qi worked with adult immigrants as an ESL instructor. She also taught Mandarin Chinese to heritage speakers and speakers of other languages. Her research interest is second language assessment, especially oral communication assessment.