Mona Khabiri


Mona Khabiri has a PhD in TESL/TEFL from Azad University, Iran. She teaches college reading and writing, advanced reading and composition, and grammar for reading and writing at Las Positas College and Diablo Valley College. Before moving to California in 2017, she was an associate professor of TESL at Azad University in Iran for 18 years where she taught ESL courses, as well as teacher education courses to graduate students, supervised master’s and PhD theses, and directed the publication of Journal of English Language Studies. She was selected as the best instructor of the Faculty of Foreign Languages at Azad University in 2011, 2012, and 2013 and the distinguished researcher in 2012, 2014, and 2015. She has presented in 8 IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) conferences in the UK and 3 Asia TEFL conferences. Her research and publication interests include teacher education, language testing and assessment, and reading and writing.