Arts and Social Sciences Journal

ISSN: 2151-6200

Open Access

Nihat Polat

Nihat Polat

Nihat Polat
Assistant Professor and Director of ESL, Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education
Duquesne University, USA


Dr. Polat has two research tracks. The first area concerns applied linguistics, particularly second/foreign language (L2) attainment and teaching while the second area contributes to the field of L2 teacher education. He has published in numerous journals including, Modern Language Journal, Language Learning & Technology, Linguistics and Education, Teaching Education, Foreign Language Annals, Language Learning Journal, System, Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, International Journal of Educational Research, and Journal of Language, Identity, and Education. He is a consulting editor for the Journal of Educational Research while also serving on the editorial board of Arts and Social Sciences Journal, and Language and Communication Quarterly. He also serves as an ad-hock reviewer for numerous journals including the Modern Language Journal, Language Learning, Cognition, Journal of Teacher Education, Journal of Educational Research, Language and Education, Learning and Individual Differences, and so forth

Research Interest

Applied linguistics/SLA and Foreign language pedagogy

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