Ali Reza AbasiAssistant professor of Persian, University of Maryland
Campus Mail Code: 2012
Ali Abasi is an assistant professor of Persian as an additional language at the University of Maryland, College Park. His PhD is in second language education (University of Ottawa, Canada) and his primary research interest is second language writing. Some of his most recent publications have appeared in Journal of Second Language Writing, Journal of Language & Politics, English for Specific Purposes, and Journal of English for Academic Purposes. Ali has been a language educator for many years, first as an English for Academic Purposes practitioner in Iran and then as a teacher of Persian to speakers of other languages in North America.