Elham Dehghan

Part-Time Lecturer


Elham holds a master's degree in TESOL -Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages- and is currently working on her second graduate degree in criminology and criminal justice. She has been teaching English as a second language for 13 years, and her specialties are in teaching reading, writing and speaking ESL courses. She is a part-time faculty member at the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern and has been working for the college for almost five years. Her passion for diversity and education brought her all the way from Iran to Malaysia, then to the United States to teach in the most diverse country in the world. Her experience has helped her build skills in assisting international students transition into their degree programs smoothly while teaching them the socio-political culture of the United States.

Most of her research has focused on second-language speakers and their attitudes toward learning English. Also in the field of sociology, she has studied the effects of illegal immigration on crime rate, illegal immigrants prosecutions through a media outlet and is currently studying the fentanyl crisis in Massachusetts. 



MA from Murray State University (2012)

Professional Experience