Dr. Ji Hong is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Arizona. She received her B.A. from Seoul National University, M.A. from Arizona State University, and Ph.D. from University of Georgia. As a qualitative and mixed methods methodologist, her research mainly addresses training and development of pre-service and in-service teachers, through the lens of teacher identity. Within this broad goal, she specifically investigates teachers’ cognitive, emotional, and motivational competencies embedded in various classroom, school, community, social and historical contexts. On many projects, she collaborates with teachers to build and sustain professional capacities across their career trajectories. She is currently serving as an editorial board member for the journals Contemporary Educational Psychology and Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice. She is a director of Quality Teacher Educational Advancement and Collaborative Hub (QTEACH).