Dr. Rahat Zaidi (Naqvi)
Dr. Zaidi’s tenure at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary has given her the opportunity to accomplish groundbreaking research in expanding awareness of diversity, immigration, and pluralism in language and literacy education that includes new, inclusive, and situated ways of looking at language and teaching.
Exploring social, cultural, ideological, and critical understandings about language acquisition
Dr. Zaidi’s research publications have contributed globally to expanding the appreciation and understanding of diversity, immigration, incorporating interdisciplinary approaches such as education, sociology, and psychology. Her accomplishments include more than 39 publications. She has co-authored and edited 10 book chapters, 26 referenced articles and three edited journals. She also presented 28 keynote addresses and 72 refereed conference presentations.