Lei Sun, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an associate professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Californian State University Long Beach (CSULB). She was born and raised in Taiwan and completed her BA and MA in Taiwan before changing the career path to become a speech-language pathologist (SLP). Dr. Sun speaks Mandarin Chinese as her primary language and is an English language learner. Before joining CSULB in 2011, she was a school-based SLP, primarily working in preschools and elementary schools. Dr. Sun is passionate about developmental language disorders, language-based learning disability, functional speech sound disorders, and multicultural/multilingual issues.