Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirhosseini, Faculty Member of Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

Editorial Responsibilities

 

● Section Editor, Open Linguistics (De Gruyter Publishing), 2014–present.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Language Research (Alzahra University, Iran), 2016–present.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Language Horizons (Alzahra University, Iran), 2016–present.

● Manuscript Reviewer, TESOL Quarterly (Wiley), 2018 and 2020.

● Member of Editorial Review Board, TESOL Journal (Wiley), 2017–2018.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Educational Research for Policy and Practice (Springer), 2018.

● Manuscript Reviewer, International Multilingual Research Journal (Taylor and Francis), 2018.

● Co-Editor, International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching in the Islamic World, 2014–2017.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Language and Education. (Taylor and Francis), 2017.

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Teaching Language Skills (Shiraz University, Iran), 2017.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Language Horizons (Alzahra University, Iran), 2016 and 2017.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Language Research (Alzahra University, Iran), 2016.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Multicultural Discourses (Taylor and Francis), 2015.

● Member of the Editorial Board, The Asian ESP Journal, 2007–2012.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Medical Anthropology Quarterly (Wiley), 2011.

● Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of English as an International Language, 2008–2010.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Language, Culture and Curriculum (Taylor and Francis), 2008 and 2010.

 

Refereeing and Thesis Examination

 

● Conference Submissions Reviewer, The 5th ELT Conference: Bridging Theory and Practice. Allameh Tabatabaee University, Tehran, Iran, 2019.

● Book Manuscript Referee, Educational Linguistics Series, Springer International Publishing, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2018.

● External PhD Dissertation examiner, Faculty of Education, University of Queensland, 2018.

● External PhD Dissertation examiner, Department of English, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran, 2018.

● External PhD Dissertation examiner, Department of English, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, 2018.

● External PhD Dissertation proposal examiner, Department of English, University of Tehran, 2018.

● Translated Book Manuscript Referee, Soroush Publications, Tehran, 2017–2018.

● Conference Submissions Reviewer, The 4th ELT Conference, Allameh Tabatabaee University, Tehran, Iran, 2017.

● External MA thesis examiner, Department of English, University of Tehran, 2017.

● Projects Referee, Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC), Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2011–2013.

● Manuscript Reviewer, Organization for Studying and Compiling University Books in Humanities (SAMT), Tehran, 2009–2010.

● Conference Proceedings Reviewer, Athens Institute of Educational Research (ATINER) Conference, 2008. (Proceedings appeared as Socarras, G. M. (Ed.) (2009). Philological explorations. Athens: ATINER)

 

Professional Involvements

 

● Representative of the Faculty of Literature in University Task-force for Research Focus Projects, Alzahra University, 2018– present.

● Member of the Doctoral Selection Committee, Department English, Faculty of Literature, Alzahra University, 2015–present.

● Member of the Humanities Task-force, Council of Research and Technology Development in Humanities and Arts for Revisiting Section 3 of Academic Promotion Statute, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2019.  

● Representative of the Department of English in the Faculty Research Committee, Faculty of Literature,  Alzahra University, September 2014– 2019.

● Coordinator of the Task-force for the revision of University Grant Procedures for disciplines of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Literature, Alzahra University, Spring 2016. 

● Executive Secretary, Alzahra University First Postgraduate Conference on Applied Linguistics. Alzahra University, May 2015. (Conference Book of Abstracts Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)

● Research Coordinator, Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC), Tehran, Iran, 2010–2014.

● Executive Secretary, The Fourth International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC), Tehran, February 2014.

● Projects Referee, Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC), Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, 2011–2013.

● Member of the International Committee, The Second International Congress on Islamic Humanities (ICIH2), Tehran, November 2013.

● Scientific Secretary of the International Committee, The First International Congress on Islamic Humanities (ICIH1), Tehran, May 2012.

● Coordinator of the Organizing Committee, The Third International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC), Tehran, May 2012.

● Coordinator of the Organizing Committee, The Second International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC), Tehran, May 2011.

● Member of the Organizing Committee, The Sixth International Learning Societies Conference, Tehran, September 2007.

● Member of the High School Department of English, District 15 Tehran Board of Education, 2005–2006.

● Member of the Student Committee, The First Conference on Issues in English Language Teaching in Iran (IELTI1), University of Tehran, May, 2001.

 

Interpretation Activities

 

● Simultaneous interpretation, Three-day presentation of Professor Tony Eaude (Oxford University), Workshop on Thinking Through Pedagogy, Hamnava Research Institute, Tehran, November 2014.

● Simultaneous interpretation, One-day presentation of Professor C. K. Raju at The Fourth International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC) (There is Much to be Dialogued on this Path), February 2014.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Dr. Pedro Damouta, (Invited Guest of the Department of Persian Language and Literature, Alzahra University), April 2013.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Dr. Thorsten Pattberg, Alzahra University, December 2012.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Dr. Thorsten Pattberg, Razi University of  Kermanshah, December 2012.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor Mohammad Hazim Shah, Alzahra University, December 2011.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor Mohammad Hazim Shah, Imam Khomeini International University of Ghazvin, December 2011.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor Mohammad Hazim Shah, University of Isfahan, December 2011.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor Mohammad Hazim Shah, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, December 2011.

● Simultaneous interpretation, The Second International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC) (Mysteries of Knowledge), Iranology Center, Tehran, May 2011.

● Simultaneous live TV interpretation, Interview with Professor Jusef Progler, IRIB Channel 4, ‘Raaz’ Program, March 2010.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor C. K. Raju, Alzahra University, March 2010.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor C. K. Raju, Qom University of Religions and Denominations, March 2010.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor C. K. Raju, Qom Foundation of Islamic Wisdom and Philosophy, March 2010.

● Consecutive interpretation, Speech of Professor C. K. Raju, Maragheh Astrophysics Research Center, March 2010.

● Simultaneous interpretation, The First International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC) (Academic Imperialism), May 2010.

 

Honors and Awards

● Distinguished University Researcher, Alzahra University, 2019.

● Distinguished University Researcher, Alzahra University, 2018.

● Distinguished University Researcher, Alzahra University, 2017.

● Distinguished University Researcher, Alzahra University, 2016.

● Conference participation grant, Awarded by the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology for presentation at The Second International Conference on Critical Education, University of Athens, Athens, Greece, July 2012.

● Conference participation grant, Awarded by The Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC) for presentation at The Fourth International Multiversity Conference, University Sains Malaysia, Pinang, Malaysia, June 2011.

● The first ranking position in the comprehensive exam of the PhD program of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, July 2010.

● Chancellor’s certificate and a Quarter Bahar-e Azadi Gold Coin for the best admitted student of the PhD program of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, September 2008.

International Chris Brumfit Award, Conference attendance scholarship awarded by the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) to the presentation proposal “Let’s not measure: A call for fuzzy applied linguistics” accepted by BAAL 2008 Conference, Swansea University, UK, September 2008.

● The fifth ranking position in the national entrance exam of MA programs in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran, September 2000.

● The second position in the overall graduation ranking of the undergraduate program of Teaching English as a Foreign Language, Faculty of Humanities, University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran, July 2000.