• Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, The Pennsylvania State University, 2015
    Dissertation:Promoting Second Language Development with Concept-based Instruction and Intelligent Computer-assisted Language Learning.
    Committee: Xiaofei Lu (advisor); James P. Lantolf; Celeste Kinginger; Matthew E. Poehner
  • MA in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 2006.
    Thesis:A Corpus-based Study of Connectors: Research from the CAS Learner Corpus of English
    Advisor: Peng, Gong
  • BA in English, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, 2003.