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Faculty Member of Razi University

Razi University
Amer GHaitori

Amer GHaitori

Associate Professor / گروه زبان انگليسي


  • Ph.D: دانشگاه تهران, زبان شناسي


email: amer [at]
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Amer Gheitury holds a B.A. in English Language Translation and an M.A. in Linguistics from Allameh Tabataba'i University. He received his PhD in Theoretical Linguistics from Tehran University in 1998. He began his official collaboration with Razi University in 1999. He is now an Associate Professor in the department of English Language and Literature at the faculty of Humanities.
Dr Gheitury has been teaching several courses to undergraduate students such as General linguistics, Grammar and Writing, Reading Comprehension and Reading Press. Also, the courses he usually teaches to graduate students include Semantics, Discourse Analysis, Semiotics and Schools of Linguistics.

His research interests are Semiotics, Discourse Analysis and Linguistics of the Quran, and Cognitive Semantics.   His single-authored and joint papers have been published in prestigious national and international scientific journals.

Dr Gheitury has been the Head of the department of English Language and Literature in two periods. Moreover, he has been the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Western Iranian Languages and Dialects since 2011.