Leila Gholami

Visiting Lecturer

Member Of:
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
Office Phone:470-662-0297
Office Location: Stephen C. Hall
Office Hours: Fridays 12 pm-3 pm
Email Address: lgholami3@gatech.edu


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Leila Gholami received her Ph.D. in linguistics and applied linguistics from the Department of English at Arizona State University, Arizona, USA. She is a Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Institute of Technology.

Her research interests primarily lie in the areas of instructed second language acquisition, form-focused instruction of formulaic language, second language writing, and teacher cognition. She has published in the journals of The Modern Language Journal, Language Awareness, Language Teaching Research (twice), System, Foreign Language Annals, and Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics.

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5542-8854

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=s2VVo8UAAAAJ&hl=en

Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/3140906/leila-gholami/

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Ph.D. Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
  • M.A. Applied Linguistics, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran.
  • B.A. English Language and Literature, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran.
Areas of
  • Applied Linguistics, Writing And Communication, Research, Teaching,


Research Fields:
  • Applied, Cognitive and Socio-Cultural Linguistics
  • Communication
  • Instructional Technologies for Foreign Language Acquisition
  • Linguistics
  • Pedagogy and Curriculum Development
  • Persian
  • Dialectical Linguistics
  • Education
  • Language Acquisition


  • ENGL-1101: English Composition I
  • ENGL-1102: English Composition II

Selected Publications

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Recent Publications

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