Mahdi Dahmardeh is Professor of Applied Linguistics and Education at the University of Tehran, The Islamic Republic of Iran.

He has also been appointed as a Visiting Professor to Korea University in 2021.

Prof Dahmardeh received his BA in English Language Translation. In 2005, the very same year when he received his BA, he went to the UK to pursuit his higher education. Prof Dahmardeh has received his MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language within 10 months from the University of Lancaster. He then started doing a PhD at the University of Warwick in 2006. Due to the high efforts that he put into education, he successfully finished the PhD studies within couple of years and ten months. Prof Dahmardeh has got a PhD in 3 majors; Applied Linguistics, Education, and TEFL.

In 2017, he was awarded a Fellowship by Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS) to undertake a research project on Culture and Teaching Foreign Languages at Korea University.

His specialty is Cultural Linguistics and his interest particularly lies in curriculum development along with research on coursebooks/textbooks for foreign language teaching. He's also interested in research on the role of culture in teaching foreign languages as well as EAP/ESP & Study Skills.

If you are interested in pursuing MA/PhD in TEFL, please do not hesitate to contact me. I am interested in supervising new postgraduate students in the following key areas:

- Language and Culture
- Politics and Foreign Languages
- National Curriculum for Foreign Languages
- Using Technology in Foreign Language Teaching
- Gender and Foreign Language Teaching
- Coursebooks/Textbooks for Foreign Language Teaching