MA in TESOL Program Bahiyyih Hardacre

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Bahiyyih Hardacre Cerqueira (Ph.D.)

Master of Arts Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Assistant Professor


Office: King Hall C-2059
Phone: (323) 343-6181


Curriculum Vitae (Link)

Bahiyyih Hardacre Cerqueira (Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, UCLA, 2015) is Assistant Professor in the M.A. in TESOL Program with the Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education in the Charter College of Education at Cal State LA. Her research interests include issues related to neurobiology of language learning, language production, and language assessment. She is particularly interested in the role of the autonomic nervous system in social engagement behaviors during face-to-face interactions in first and second languages. Her research methodology combines psychophysiological and behavioral data with conversation analysis in order to study language use during social activities.

Classes Typically Taught

  • TESL 400: Linguistics in Language Education
  • TESL 560: Theories of Teaching and Learning Second Languages
  • TESL 561: Pedagogical Grammar for Teachers of ESL/EFL
  • TESL 567: Language Testing
  • TESL 571: Discourse Analysis in Language Research
  • ULRN 460: Assessment and Learning
  • EDSP 489: Demonstration of Competencies/ Directed Teaching for Mild to Moderate Credential