Dr. Yilin Sun is a tenured professor who directs Faculty Development Programs at Seattle Colleges (United States). She has served the field of TESOL for over 30 years as a classroom teacher, program leader, teacher educator, and researcher with many higher education institutions in China, Macau, Canada, and the USA. She is a former president of TESOL International Association (2014-15) and the founding president of MAAL (Macau Assn. for Applied Linguistics). Dr. Sun has extensive experience in teacher education and professional development and has served as a Specialist for the U.S. Department of State since 2009. She has authored and co authored books, book chapters, and journal articles. She is also serving as Chief Editor of the series Foreign Language Teacher Education and Development: Selected Works of Renowned TESOL Experts published by Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press. Over the years, Dr. Sun has given numerous keynote/plenary and featured presentations at international professional conferences.
Read Dr. Yilin Sun’s keen insight about what Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion mean for English language learning and the TESOL profession in the 30@30 featured story Three 30@30 Specialists Mark Milestones in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.