Greg Kessler is Assistant Professor of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in the Department of Linguistics and Director of the Language Resource Center at Ohio University. He teaches CALL teacher preparation and research methods courses. His research addresses CALL teacher preparation, student language use in collaborative language learning, the role of students and teachers in innovative pedagogical contexts, student and teacher autonomy, and the relationship between technology and change in the English language. He has overseen the development of numerous technology enhanced language programs and has spoken, consulted and published widely in the area of CALL. He has served as a leader in the teachers of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and was president of Ohio TESOL from 2007-2008. He is currently interim co-director of the computer assisted language instruction consortium (CALICO).
Li-Rong Lilly Cheng is Professor in the School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and Director of Chinese Studies Institute at San Diego State University. She is the chair of Education Committee for the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP). Professor Cheng served as Associate Dean of the College of Health and Human Services and was the past President of the Phi Beta Delta Chapter at SDSU. She has received many awards from San Diego State University. She was selected as the outstanding alumnus of Michigan State University. Dr. Cheng is the recipient of the 1997 ASHA Award for special contributions to Multicultural Affairs and the recipient of the 2002 Diversity Award from the California Speech & Hearing Association. She is on the editorial board of several major professional journals. She has numerous professional publications and has lectured all over the world. In 2007, she received the best article award from Association of Exceptional Children.