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Sozan Wali


Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-2795
Office: THH 224
Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday : 3 hours


Biographical Sketch

Suzan Wali received her MA degree in Arabic/English Translation with Interpreting from University of Salford, UK. She taught Arabic at University of Texas at Austin, Middlebury College, Middlebury Summer School, Middlebury Study Abroad Program and the Flagship Program in Egypt. She received the Fulbright award in Teaching Arabic as a Foreign language in 2007/08 and a scholarship in Teaching Foreign Languages at the University of Edinburgh in 2005.


Ed.D. Curriculum and Teaching Approaches, University of Southern California, 2017
M.A. Arabic/EnglishTranslation with interpreting, University of Salford, UK, 2011
B.A. English Literture, Alexandria University Egypt

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Non-Tenure Track Appointments

Lecturer, University of Southern California, 08/2012-  
lecturer, Middlebury Study Abroad Program at Alexandria University, 2009-2010   
Language instructor, Middlebury College, Vermont, 08/2008-08/2009  

Visiting and Temporary Appointments

Language Instructor, Flagship Program, 06/2010-08/2010  
Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin, Spring 2008   
Language Instructor, University of New Orleans, Fall 2007   

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

My research focuses on Arabic/ English translation and interpreting with concentration on the difference between Translation Pedagogy and second language Acquisition.

Research Keywords

translation, second language acquisition, pedagogy

Honors and Awards

Certified by Actfl as a professional WPT tester, 2013-  
Certified by ACTFL as a professional OPI tester, 9/2009-  
USC Center for Excellence in Teaching, Faculty Fellow, recipient of teaching with Technology Award, Fall 2012   
Fulbright Award, Teaching Arabic As a Foreign Language, 2007-2008   
Scholarship at the University of Edinburgh, Fall 2005   
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