Liu Na has been an associate professor at Shandong Foreign Trade Vocational College, Qingdao, China from 2014 to the present. She earned her B.A. from Shandong University, and her M.A. from Ocean University of China. Her research fields include learning strategies in ESL, Psychological Education, and Discourse Analysis. She became a visiting scholar at Pacific Lutheran University from 2019 to 2020.