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Dr. Azita Mokhtari

Dr. Azita Mokhtari
Associate Faculty
National University
(858) 642-8598

Dr. Azita Mokhtari received her Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007, she joined National University the same year. Currently, she is an Associate Faculty Assistant Professor at National University where she has been designing and teaching courses related to Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Foreign Language Methodology, Culture and Intercultural Communication. Additionally, she has been teaching English as a Second Language, and Persian as a Foreign Language at National University and University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Mokhtari is an experienced Subject Matter Expert, Degree Plan Developer and Course Developer, having completed such projects for the Central Texas College, University of Texas at Austin, Monterey Institute of International Studies, and National University in San Diego, California. She was the Co-applicant and Co-director on the highly successful National University Summer StarTalk Language Programs (2009-2011), funded through external grants. In addition, she served as the Lead Faculty for MA in Applied Linguistics Program from 2010 to 2014. Dr. Mokhtari has been serving in National University Faculty Senate since 2013.


Ph.D. Foreign Language Education
University of Texas, Austin