Fatemeh Mirsharifi, Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017)
Lecturer in Persian
About Fatemeh Mirsharifi:
Fatemeh Mirsharifi received her MA in Applied Linguistics at the University of Tehran, Iran (2007). She was awarded a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition with an emphasis on Persian from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From 2007-2016 she taught Persian at the Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia and at the Arabic, Persian, Turkish Language Immersion Institute (APTLII)at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Moreover, she has collaborated on projects with the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota as well as the College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT), American Council on Education.
Her current research interests include second/foreign language acquisition and pedagogy with emphasis on developing pedagogical materials for the foreign language classroom, motivation in language learning, and the role of learner attitudes in L2 motivation.