Guofang Li is a Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Transnational/Global Perspectives of Language and Literacy Education of Children and Youth in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, Canada. She is also a Research Lead for the UBC Language Sciences Initiative. Her recent research interests are longitudinal studies of immigrant children’s bicultural and bi-literacy development through the educational systems, immigrant children’s new literacies practices in and out of school, technology-infused ESL/EFL instructional approaches, diversity and equity issues, and teacher education and professional development for culturally and linguistically diverse children and youth. As one of the leading scholars in the field of second language and literacy education, Li has published 14 books and close to 200 journal articles and book chapters in English and Chinese, and presented over 200 papers worldwide. Li is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including the 2016 Mid-Career Award from the Second Language Research Special Interest Group (SIG), American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2013 and 2006 Ed Fry Book Award of the Literary Research Association (LRA) (formerly the National Reading Conference), the 2011 Publication Award from ACPSS, the 2010 Early Career Award at AERA, and the 2008 Division G Early Career Award of AERA.