Junyuan Chen is originally from Hunan, China. She is now a Ph.D. student majoring in Japanese Linguistics and minoring in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching.
She received her B.A. in Japanese Language and Culture from Zhejiang University in China and her M.A. in Japanese Linguistics from Kyushu University in Japan.
Her current research interests include sociolinguistics and second language acquisition & teaching, especially the interaction between identity and SLA from both perspectives of language learners and teachers.