Mostafa Papi is currently a PhD student of Second Language Studies and a graduate research assistant at Michigan State University. He received a BA in Teaching English Language and Literature from Teacher Training University of Sabzevar in 2006, and an MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2009. He taught EFL courses at the Iranian ministry of education, Lorestan University, and some private institutes in Iran.
Papi, M., & Abdollahzadeh, E. (2012). L2 teacher motivational practice, student motivation and possible L2 selves: An examination in the Iranian EFL context. Language Learning, 62(2), 571-594.
Papi, M. (2010). The L2 motivational self system, L2 anxiety, and motivated behavior: A structural equation modeling approach. System, 38, 467-479.
Taguchi, T., Magid, M., & Papi, M. (2009). The L2 motivational self system amongst Chinese, Japanese, and Iranian learners of English: A comparative study. In Z. Dörnyei & E. Ushioda (Eds.), Motivation, language identity and the L2 self (pp. 66–97). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Papi, M., & Teimouri, Y. (2012). Dynamics of selves and motivation: A cross-sectional study in the EFL context of Iran. International Journal of Applied Linguistics. 22, 287–309.
Loewen, S., Lavolette, E., Spino, L. A., Papi, M., Schmidtke, J., Sterling, S. and Wolff, D. (2013), Statistical Literacy Among Applied Linguists and Second Language Acquisition Researchers. TESOL Quarterly.
Papi, M & Teimouri, Y. (2012, March). L2 motivation as a dynamic self system: A simultaneous cross-sectional study. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference (AAAL), Boston, MA.
Sterling. S, Wolff, D., & Papi, M. (2012). Students’ and professors’ views of statistics in SLA– A call for change? Paper presented at Second Language Research Forum. Pittsburgh, PA.
Papi. M. (2013). Motivational Evolution: A Dynamic Systems Perspective. Paper to be presented at Second Language Research Forum. Provo, UT.
Tahmouresi, S., Teimouri, Y., Papi. (2013). How Regulatory Focus Impacts Motivational Quality: An Integrated Model of Selves, Goals, and WTC. Paper to be presented at Second Language Research Forum. Provo, UT.