Aazam Feiz

Continuing Lecturer
Persian Language and literature

Ph.D, University of Florida
Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Developing Materials for Teaching Persian
HSSB 3054
Office Hours:
MW 1:00-2:00 pm and by appointment
Time Period: Spring 2024
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Aazam Feiz teaches courses in Persian Language and Literature at UCSB.  She has a Ph.D. in  Linguistics from the University of Florida, in Gainesville, where her dissertation received the Distinguished Threadgill Award. She also obtained a certificate in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) from the University of Florida.

Her research focuses on the Structures of the Persian Language, Psycholinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition. Her current project in Second Language Acquisition is developing a textbook for teaching the Persian language.


Object attraction effects during subject-verb agreement in Persian

A Feiz, W Cowles – Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2018

Courses Taught:

RGST 57 A, B, C (Elementary Persian I, II, & III)

RGST 57 D, E, F (Intermediate Persian I, II, & III)

RGST 157 A, B, C (Advanced Persian I, II, & III)

RGST 58 A, B (Intensive Elementary Persian I & II)

RGST 58 C, D (Intensive Intermediate Persian I & II)

RGST 158 E & F (Intensive Advanced Persian I & II)

RGST 157 CP (Contemporary Persian Literature & Translation)

RGST 157 PP (Classic Persian Literature & Translation)

RGST 157G (Persian Cinema)

RGST 157I (Persian Media)

RGST 157J (Persian Translation)