Dr. Jennifier T. Diamante holds the degrees PhD in Applied Linguistics from De la Salle University-Manila and Ma in English Language Teaching from Palawan State University. She is currently an Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator at the College of Arts and Sciences of Western Philippines University where she teaches English and Philippine Literatures, Linguistics, and Research. Her research interests focus on language teaching and critical discourse analysis. Her dissertation is a critical discourse analysis of online news reports on the mining policies and practices in the Philippines. She presented her papers in various local, national, and international conferences (e.g. Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Cambodia) and published some of her works in peer-reviewed journals such as the Philippine ESL Journal.