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Atsushi Iida is an associate professor in the Department of English at Aoyama Gakuin University where he teaches TESOL and Applied Linguistics. As a teacher-researcher of Second Language Writing, he has designed and taught both undergraduate and graduate students EFL Methodology, Literature in Second Language Education, Second Language Writing Research, and Qualitative Research in Foreign Language Education.   

Atsushi’s research interests include second language (L2) writing, haiku poetry, literature in L2 education, and writing for scholarly publication. Especially, he is interested in how L2 learners express their voice in expressive forms of writing. He has published his research articles in quality international journals including Assessing Writing, System, Qualitative Inquiry, Scientific Study of English, English Teaching Forum, or Asian EFL Journal. Also, he has regularly presented his papers at such international conferences as American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Symposium on Second Language Writing (SSLW), International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media (IGEL) and Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA).  He has been involved in two research projects which are supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Research: L2 Haiku Poetry Study and Language Teacher Education Research. Click here for the detail of each project.

For more information, please see the list of publications and presentations.