Dr. Francisco Perlas Dumanig is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA. He was a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and in other universities in the Philippines, Malaysia, the Middle East, and the USA. He has done research on Language and Identity of Economic Migrants, English Language Teaching and Learning (ENL, ESL, and EFL), Language Planning and Language Policy, and Southeast Asian Englishes. His current research focuses on the Family Language Policy of Filipinos in Hawaii, Education and Language in the Philippines, and Caregiver’s Interaction with Elderly Patients in Adult Residential Care Homes. He has published some of his works in peer-reviewed journals, such as Cambridge Language Teaching Journal, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, World Englishes, Multilingua, Language Policy, and International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. His areas of expertise areTeaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, Global Englishes and Southeast Asian Englishes, Discourse Analysis (Language and Identity), Language Planning and Language Policy, and Sociolinguistics.