Teaching position
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Location: Fremont, CA, USA
School: GC-CUNY
Major: Linguistics

Teaching position

Soubeika (Wafa) Bahri
Department of Linguistics
CUNY The Graduate Center
365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016 Current home address:
40525 Chapel Way, Apt 62,
Fremont, CA 94538. ------------
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(2019) PhD (Linguistics)
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, New York.
(2011) Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics)
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
(2003) Bachelor of Arts, English (Major: Linguistics)
University of Tunis I, Tunisia.

(2012-present) Tunisian Tamazight Documentation and Revitalization Project participant
Department of Linguistics, City University of New York, New York
• Mapped out the vowel system of the Tunisian Tamazight language
• Collected and analyzed audios, interviews, and written texts for a database
• Developed pedagogical materials in the Tunisian Tamazight language
• Collaborated in a transcription and linguistic project of data annotation in English, Arabic, and Tamazight

(2011 - 2015) Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Linguistics
City University of New York, New York.
• Designed the Multilingual Literacy Diagnostic (MLD) project for the Arabic language courses of the City of New York
• Designed the Literacy Evaluation for Newcomers SIFE (LENS) project for Arabic for the State of New York
• Conducted a series of classroom observations, field notes, surveys, interviews, reporting, transcriptions, and data annotation in various subject areas at the International Community High School, Bronx, NY
• Collaborated in data analysis and language proficiency assessment
• Supported the implementation of pilot studies and field testing

(2013-2018) Arabic Program and Curriculum designer
Bronx Community College, CUNY, New York
• Proposed and initiated the Arabic Language Program at the Modern Language Department
• Designed course curriculum and developed entrance tests to the Arabic program

(2012- Present) Translator (Arabic, French, English),
• Translate articles for the Journal of Alpine Research
• Translate websites, social media content, and Amazigh movie subtitles

(2012 - 2015) Lecture Series Organizer, Department of Linguistics
The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY
• Scheduled and organized sociolinguistics talks
• Selected speakers and managed all correspondence and scheduling
• Coordinated lecture series and posted announcements

(2010 - 2011) Graduate Research Assistant, Department of English
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
• Led linguistics tutoring for undergraduates and graduates
• Assisted with material preparation for classes and BlackBoard posting
• Assisted with Applied Linguistics program assessment and catalog improvement
• Evaluated research resources and references for graduate and undergraduate students
• Transcribed and annotated linguistic project data in English and Arabic

(2015 - 2019) Adjunct Instructor of Linguistics: Queens College
CUNY, Queens, New York
• Introduction to Language
• Bilingualism in the United States
• Sociolinguistics
• Arabic Language and Literature

(2011- 2015) Adjunct Instructor: Bronx Community College
CUNY, Bronx, New York
• Arabic language for beginners and intermediate level college students
• French language for beginners and intermediate level college students

(2011- 2012) Arabic Language Teacher, Global Language Project
Brooklyn, New York
• Designed curriculum for the Arabic program for elementary level students
• Taught Arabic language for first and second grade students

(2009 - 2011) Teaching Assistant, Department of English,
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia
• Served as student mentor and assisted with daily problem solving
• Evaluated and graded advanced composition assignments

• (2013 - 2014) Graduate Research Assistantship, The Graduate Center, CUNY, NY
• (2009 - 2011) Graduate Research Assistantship, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
• (1998 - 2003) Undergraduate Student Fellowship, National Office of University Services, Tunisia

• (2016-present) Program organizer and coordinator of the New York Forum of Amazigh Film (NYFAF)
• (2007-2009) Registration and orientation coordinator at ESL Instruction and Consulting School, Atlanta, Georgia

• Arabic: Native speaker of Standard Arabic, Egyptian, Tunisian, Levantine
• English: listening, speaking, reading, writing--excellent
• French: listening, speaking, reading, writing--excellent

Teaching, Arabic, French, Linguistics