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Nahal Akbari

PhD in Second Language Education

Academic Profile

Dr. Nahal Akbari is the director of the Persian language program, including its Flagship component. Since 1996, she has taught ESL, ESP, academic writing courses, and Persian as an additional language. Her research interests include intercultural rhetoric, academic literacy, second language writing, and teacher education.

Current Position

Director of Persian Language Undergraduate Programs, University of Maryland