Dr Anna-Maria Ramezanzadeh is a Departmental Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, a language researcher and a curriculum developer. Her research areas include Arabic applied linguistics, language learning motivation, and individual and group differences in second language acquisition.

She is currently conducting a funded review of existing research on the teaching and learning of the Arabic language, having also produced research for the British Council and the AHRC Creative Multilingualism project. She has taught Arabic at undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Oxford and has experience in designing curricula for in-person and online Arabic language programs.

She received her doctorate in Education, focussing on Arabic applied linguistics, from the University of Oxford’s Department of Education, along with her MSc in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition, and a bachelor’s degree in Arabic and Persian from the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.