Nooreiny Maarof is an associate professor at The Faculty of Education, University Kebangsaan Malaysia. She earned her BA (English) and MA (TESOL) from Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois and her PhD (Multilingual/Multicultural Education) from The Florida State University, Talahassee, Florida. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in education (TESL) and supervises both masters and doctoral theses/dissertations for the TESL programme at the faculty. She is actively involved in research on education and TESL. She is also a member of advisory boards of TESL programs of public universities in Malaysia. She publishes in both local and international journals in education (TESL/TEFL). Her research interests include TESL, multicultural/multilingual issues in education, culture in language teaching, ESL/EFL literacy and language testing and evaluation.