Dr. Mostafa Papi is an Associate Professor of Foreign and Second Language Education at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in Second Language Studies at Michigan State University in Spring 2016. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in second language acquisition, TESOL and ESOL methods and cross-cultural communication. His research focuses on establishing how learners’ personality, motivation, emotions, and learning behaviors contribute to qualitative and quantitative differences in second language learning.

Dr. Papi has published his work in several top-tier journals such as Language Learning, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, The Modern Language Journal, TESOL Quarterly, Language Teaching Research, and Journal of Second Language Writing.