Liz Galvin Lew has a Ph.D. in Social Sciences and Comparative Education from UCLA, and an M.Ed. in Teaching Second Languages and Cultures from the University of Minnesota. She has taught English learners of all ages, from kindergarten to graduate school. Since 2007, she has been teaching ESL and Composition at UCLA. Her teaching and research interests include second language composition and bilingual education. She teaches ESL 39C, English Composition 2i, and English Composition 131B.