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School of Global Studies and Partnerships

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Instructors

Placeholder for headshotNawal Alzahrani
(405) 744-7519
nawal.alzahrani@okstate.edu 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Lauren Childers HeadshotLauren Childers
(405) 744-7519
lauren.mchaney@okstate.edu

Lauren Childers is from Mansfield, Texas. She enjoys learning other languages and experiencing new cultures. Lauren completed her master’s in TESOL at Oklahoma State University and has more than six years of combined teaching experience of intensive English programs at Oklahoma State University, as a private tutor, and overseas in the Republic of Maldives.

 

 

 

 


 

Soha Elfeel HeadshotSoha Elfeel
(405) 744-7519
soha.elfeel@okstate.edu 

Soha Elfeel is the academic coordinator and an ESL instructor at the English Language Institute (ELI), Oklahoma State University. She teaches grammar and composition, listening and speaking skills, and reading skills. Soha began working at the ELI in 2011. She has a doctorate degree in professional education studies from Oklahoma State University and a certificate of teaching English as a second language. Soha’s interests include academic writing and reading, culturally-responsive pedagogy, the sociocultural aspects of language learning, particularly the intersection of literacy, language, and culture in teaching English as an additional language. 

 

 


 

 Rich Kirby Placeholder PhotoRich Kirby
(405) 744-7519
rich.kirby@okstate.edu

  

 

 

 

 

 



Maya Moukaddem HeadshotMaya Moukaddem
(405) 744-7519
maya.moukaddem@okstate.edu 
 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Svetlana HeadshotSvetlana Koltovskaia
(405) 744-7519
skoltov@okstate.edu

Svetlana Koltovskaia is a Ph.D. student at Oklahoma State University in the TESL/Applied Linguistics program. She is originally from Yakutia, the northeastern part of Russia, which is believed to be the coldest place on Earth. Svetlana earned her Bachelor degree in foreign language and literature at the Mirny Polytechnic Institute in Mirny, Russia. She has taught  Russian as a foreign language teaching assistant (FLTA) at Marshall University and has worked as an ESL teacher at INTO Marshall University, both of which are in Huntington, West Virginia. After completing her Fulbright program, she earned her Master of Arts in TESOL at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. In 2016, she joined the English Department at Oklahoma State University. Svetlana is working on her research titled Feedback from a Sociocultural Perspective, and she teaches the International Freshman Composition II as a graduate teaching assistant (GTA).    

 


 

Debra Shores HeadshotDebra Flint Shores
(405) 744-7519
debra.flint.shores@okstate.edu

  

 

 

 

 

 



Christina Vasquez Placeholder HeadshotChristina Vasquez
(405) 744-7519
christina.vasquez10@okstate.edu