Dr. Wenhua Jin is an Associate Professor of Chinese. She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from Liaoning University in China, and her Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington. For many years in China and the US, she taught English and Chinese language and linguistics at the university level before joining Kennesaw State University in 2010. Her research interests include Chinese language acquisition and pedagogy, Chinese linguistics, Asian language variation and change, general phonetics and phonology, and sociolinguistics.