Fatemeh Bordbarjavidi is a PhD student in Applied Linguistics and Technology at Iowa State University (ISU). She received her MA in TESOL at University of Northern Iowa (UNI) in 2017. She earned her BA in English Language and Literature at Azad University in Tehran, Iran, her home country. She has taught ESL courses at Cultural and Intensive English Language Program (CIEP) at UNI during her master’s program. She also has worked as an EFL instructor for four years in Iran. She teaches academic writing courses to international graduate and undergraduate students at ISU. She is also a mentor coordinator, teaching assistance, and research assistance for Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom Global Online Course (GOC) at ISU. Her research interests are in corpus linguistics, academic writing, grammatical complexity, and disciplinary variation. She is also interested in literature, arts, and theatre. She has translated and published three plays by Joao Rei Villar, a 2011 Emmy Award Winner, from English to Farsi/Persian. She is also interested in classic music and plays Santour which is an Iranian traditional instrument.