Jackie Xiu Yan received her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. She is now Subject Leader of the MA Translation Program in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at City University of Hong Kong. Her research and teaching interests include interpreting, audio description, Translation Studies, and Applied Linguistics. She has published profusely in these areas. Her books include Research on Translator and Interpreter Training: A collective Volume of Bibliometric Reviews and Empirical Studies on Learners and The Commentary of the Analects (translation). She has also edited a series of books on translation and language learning, and served as editor and reviewer for important academic journals. She has organized large-scale international conferences and activities, which have contributed greatly to the enhancement of communication among researchers, educators and students.