Sockwun Phng (2017) holds a B.A. in English from Iowa State University. After graduating, she taught IGCSE English in Malaysia. She is now back at Iowa State to pursue an M.A. in Applied Linguistics. Her interests include phonetics, phonology, and World Englishes. Currently, she is a graduate teaching assistant with the Department of English, and she plans to continue teaching–hopefully ESL at the college level–in the future.