Meng Yeh received a Ph.D. in Linguistics and a Master in Foreign Language Education from the University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to Rice University, Dr. Yeh was an Associate Professor at Trinity University. Her research interests include language pedagogy, assessment, curriculum design, L2 literacy development and second language acquisition. Dr. Yeh co-authored two sets of Chinese textbooks, Chaoyue: Advancing in Chinese and The Routledge Course in Modern Mandarin Chinese. She has served on the board of National Chinese Teachers’ Association, and she has worked on the design of testing items for the Chinese SAT and AP Exams. Dr. Yeh has received the Sarofim Teaching Award from Rice University. She also received the STARTALK grants to design Chinese language and culture summer programs for K-12 students from 2007-2014.