Hossein Nassaji is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Linguistics Department at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. His teaching and research interests include second language acquisition, communicative focus on form, and L2 classroom discourse.
His work has been published in a variety of journals such as Applied Linguistics, Applied Psycholinguistics, Language Learning, Modern Language Journal, TESOL Quarterly, Canadian Modern Language Review, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, and Language Teaching Research.
He was also the recipient of the twenty-first annual Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize of the Modern Language Association of America for the article he co-authored with Gordon Wells of the University of California, Santa Cruz, “What's the Use of Triadic Dialogue?: An Investigation of Teacher-Student Interaction.”