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Profile 

Saeed Rezaei is currently an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and the Vice Dean of Languages and Linguistics Center at Sharif university of Technology where he teaches both undergrad and postgraduate courses. He started teaching as a lecturer at Sharif in 2009 and later in 2014 became an Assistant Professor. He received both his MA and PhD in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Allameh Tabataba’i University and his BA in English Literature from the University of Isfahan. In 2012-2013, he was a visiting scholar at the Linguistics Department at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

Saeed Rezaei is teaching TESOL, Academic Writing, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, Research Methods and Seminar to postgraduate students and General English and ESP courses to undergraduate students. His areas of interest are primarily in social issues in TESOL and linguistics, the role of culture and identity in language education, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, minority languages in Iran, and second language writing.

In the past few years he has presented in different conferences and universities including Macquarie University (2012), University of Technology Sydney (2012), University of Murcia, Spain (2016), University of Amsterdam (2016), Autonomous University of Barcelona (2016), University of Auckland (2018), University of Leiden (2019) and University of Kobe, Japan (2020).

Education

  • 2009-2013:¬†PhD (TEFL), Allameh Tabataba‚Äôi University, Tehran, Iran
  • 2012-2013: Visiting Researcher, Macquarie University, Sydney
  • 2007-2009:¬†M.A. (TEFL), Allameh Tabataba‚Äôi University, Tehran, Iran
  • 2003-2007:¬†B.A. (English Language &¬†Literature), University of Isfahan, Iran

Areas of Interest 

  • Language, Culture and Identity
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Second Language Writing

Professional Experience 

  • 2019-Now ¬† ¬† ¬†Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
    Associate Professor
  • 2014-2019 ¬† ¬†¬†Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
    Assistant Professor
  • 2009-2014 ¬† ¬†¬†Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
    Lecturer                                                              
  • 2012-2013 ¬† ¬†¬†Macquarie University, Linguistics Department, Sydney, Australia
    Visiting Researcher

Academic and Administrative Responsibilities 

  • 2017-Now Vice Dean of Languages and Linguistics Center, Sharif University of Technology
  • 2015- 2017 Coordinator of Biweekly Seminars, Languages and Linguistics Center, Sharif University of Technology
  • 2015-2017 Head of English Language Minor Program, Sharif University of Technology

Workshops by me

  1. Intercultural Issues for Teaching Persian to the Speakers of Other Languages, January 2020, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, International College
  2. Anti-Plagiarism Pedagogy in Academic Writing. Workshop held at Sharif University of Technology for TEFL students, June 2016
  3. Academic Writing for Graduate students of TESOL, Khatam University
  4. Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) in Language Research. Workshop held at Sharif University of Technology for TEFL students, February 2015
  5. Statistics and SPSS in Language Research. Workshop held at Sharif University of Technology for TEFL students, October 2014
  6. Proposal Writing in TEFL and Linguistics. Workshop held at Sharif University of Technology for TEFL students, December 2014

Conference Organizer/Chair 

Editorial Board

  1. Member of the Editorial Board: Intercultural Communication Education (2020-now)

Ad Hoc Reviewer on Scholarly Journals 

  1. Reviewer: TESOL Quarterly (2020-now) (Wiley)
  2. Reviewer: Open Linguistics (2020-now) (Mouton de Gruyter)
  3. Reviewer: Social Identities: Journal for the study of race, nation and culture (2020-now) (Taylor & Francis)
  4. Reviewer: Iranian Studies (2020-now) (Taylor & Francis)
  5. Reviewer: Lingua (2019-now) (Elsevier)
  6. Reviewer: Open Learning: The Journal of Open and Distance Learning (2019-now) (Taylor & Francis)
  7. Reviewer: Educational Research for Policy and Practice (2019-now) (Springer)
  8. Reviewer: Journal of Cognitive Science (2019-now) (Seoul National University)
  9. Reviewer: Language, Culture & Curriculum (2018-now) (Taylor & Francis)
  10. Reviewer:Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching (2018-now) (Adam Mickiewicz University Press, Poland)
  11. Reviewer: Linguistic Landscape: An International Journal (2017-now) (John Benjamins Publishing House)
  12. Reviewer: Language Policy (2017-now) (Springer)
  13. Reviewer: Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics / Revue canadienne de linguistique appliquée (2016-now)
  14. Reviewer: Journal of Education, Citizenship and Justice (2016-now) (SAGE)
  15. Reviewer: Journal of Language, Identity & Education (2016-now) (Taylor & Francis)
  16. Reviewer: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development (2015-now) (Taylor & Francis)
  17. Reviewer: Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research (2015-now) (Urmia University, Iran)
  18. Reviewer: Journal of Academic Ethics (2015-now) (Springer)
  19. Reviewer: Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication (2013-now) (Mouton de Gruyter)