Dr. Jia Li is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. She received her doctoral degree from Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto and conducted her post-doctoral research work at Queen’s University. She was a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education from 2011 to 2012, and a John A Sproul Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley from 2018 to 2019. Her teaching and professional experience include instructional design and assessment of technology-assisted educational interventions using both quantitative and qualitative methods. Dr. Li research agenda focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to address challenge areas in education by leveraging digital technologies, data-driven innovative language and literacy interventions using new technologies to support the development of academic reading and writing skills for linguistically diverse students. These include diverse urban students from low-income families, university English language learners and Indigenous youth. Her research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Fulbright Canada. The results of her work have been published by journals including Computers & Education, Teaching and Teacher Education, Language Learning & Technology, and Computer Assisted Language Learning.