Ass. Professor Sorayya Behroozizad
She is a full-time lecturer in the School of Foreign Languages in Alanya HEP University. She received her Ph.D in English Language Studies from National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 2013. She has over 15 years of teaching and experience in English language teaching. . She was the former dean of Faculty of Humanities, the director of Postgraduate Studies, & head of the department of English, Islamic Azad University, Maragheh Branch. She was the chair of “The National Conference on Language Studies & Economic, Scientific & Cultural Development in Iran” (2017). She organized workshops on teacher training, professional development, thesis and dissertation writing, proposal writing, and academic writing. She supervises doctoral dissertations & M.A theses in Islamic Azad University, Maragheh branch. She has published journal papers and different publications in international and national conference proceedings indexed by ISI Web of science, Scopus and ISC. Her research is situated in the field of 2nd /foreign language teaching and learning with a special focus on Pragmatics, Language Learning Strategies, Activity Theory, Sociocultural Theory & Qualitative research. Currently, she is the thesis committee member and reviewer of Journal of Language Pedagogy & Practice.