Dr. Zohreh Eslami
Professor and Program Chair
Office Number: 328D
Office Phone: +974.4423.0666
Zohreh Eslami is a Professor at the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture at Texas AM University in College Station and currently serves as the Liberal Arts Program Chair at Texas A&M University at Qatar. Her research has examined intercultural and cross-cultural communication, English as an International language, sociocultural perspectives of teaching, and acquisition of English as a second/foreign language. Her publications include over one hundred journal papers, book chapters and conference proceedings.
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education, USA, 1992
- University of Missouri-Columbia. M.A. English Language and Literature, USA,1987
- University of Missouri-Columbia. B.E. S. English Education, USA, 1985
Professor, Texas A&M University, Liberal Arts Program Chair, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Associate Professor. ESL Education Program Coordinator, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture. Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas.
Assistant Professor. Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture. Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas.
Coordinator, University of Qatar / TAMU Teacher Preparation Program University of Qatar: Doha, Qatar and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Liberal Arts Program, TAMUQ
Visiting Associate Professor, Liberal Arts Program, TAMUQ
- Liberal Arts Program Chair, Texas A&M University at Qatar, 2016-present
- ESL Education Program Chair. Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, Texas A&M University, 2010-2016
- Program Coordinator. University of Qatar / TAMU Teacher Preparation Program, 2007-2008
- ESL Education Network Coordinator. Department of Bilingual/ESL Education. Indiana University-Northwest
- Intercultural communication
- English as an International Language
- Linguistic politeness in intercultural communication
- Task-based language teaching and technology
- Cyber –pragmatics
- Interlanguage and intercultural pragmatics
- Science and math literacy development in L2
Eslami, Z. R., Reynolds, D., *Sonnenburg-Winkler, S. L., & Crandall, J. A. (2016).Translanguanging for teacher development in Qatari middle school classrooms. Ch. 15. In J. A. Crandall & M. A. Christison (Eds.) Teacher Education and Professional Development in TESOL: Global Perspectives. Routledge/Taylor & Francis & The International Research Foundation for English Language Education. pp. 240-255
Eslami, Z. R., *Jabbari, N. & Kuo, L. J. (2015). Compliment response behavior on Facebook: A study with Iranian Facebook Users. International Review of Pragmatics, 7, 244-277.
Eslami, Z. R., Mirzaei, A. & Dini, S. (2015). The role of asynchronous computer mediated communication in the instruction and development of EFL learners' pragmatic competence. System, 48, 99-111. DOI:10.1016/j.system.2014.09.008
Ates, B., Eslami, Z. R. & *Wright, K. L. (2015). Incorporating world Englishes into undergraduate ESL education courses. World Englishes, 34(3), 485-501. DOI: 10.1111/weng.12149
Kung, W., T. & Eslami, Z. R. (2015). Leaners of different proficiency levels and incidental focus on form in task-based discussions. International Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning and Teaching special issue AILA: 5(4), 42-59. Doi 10.4018/IJCALLT.2015070103
Wright, K. L. & Eslami, Z. R. (2015). Linguistic Differences between English and Science Texts for English Language Learners: A Quantitative Analysis. In C. Gitsaki, M. Gobert & H. Demirci (Eds.). Current Issues in Reading, Writing and Visual Literacy. (pp. 68-86). Cambridge Scholars Publishing