JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall is Professor Emerita of Education and former Co-Director of the MA TESOL Program and Director of the PhD Program in Language, Literacy and Culture at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). Prior to joining UMBC, she was Vice-President of the Center for Applied Linguistics. Dr. Crandall has worked with language teachers in more than 35 countries and has published more than 100 articles, books, or related publications focusing on second language teaching or learning. She has been President of TESOL, the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), and Washington Area TESOL. She is the recipient of the James E. Alatis Award for Service to TESOL, the Distinguished Scholarship and Service Award from AAAL, and the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award from UMBC.