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Dr. Mostafa Papi is an Assistant Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education in the School of Teacher Education. He started working at Florida State University in 2016 and has since been leading the Foreign and Second Language Education program.
His research focuses on the role of motivation and personality on different aspects of second language learning including, but not limited to, learners’ cognitive engagement in the learning process, their perceptions of and response to oral and written corrective feedback, their linguistic, emotional, behavioral and learning characteristics and strategies, and their task preferences.
Dr. Papi has published in major journals in the field of Applied Linguistics including Language Learning, TESOL Quarterly, Journal of Second Language Writing, System, and International Journal of Applied Linguistics, and has frequently presented at major conferences.
He received his Ph.D. in Second Language Studies from Michigan State University and worked for one year as a Visiting Assistant Professor of TESOL and English Linguistics in the English Department at Mississippi State University before joining FSU. Back in Iran, he taught English as a foreign language courses in public high schools, in private language institutes, and at Lorestan University.