Navid Saberi-Najafi holds a B.A. in English language and literature from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran and an M.A. in English from the University of Idaho. He is currently an associate instructor and a third-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Comparative Literature, studying medieval English, Persian, and Arabic literatures. Navid Saberi-Najafi has presented conference papers at the following universities and academic venues in the U.S.: Ohio University, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the 2012 Hawaii University International Conferences on Arts & Humanities, and the International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. His most recent publications include a book entitled The Cross-Cultural Composition Class for ESL Writing Students: A Comfortable and Fruitful Learning Environment for ESL Students (2012) and an article titled “Edward W. Said’s Humanism: A Road to Enlightenment and Coexistence,” which appeared in The International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies.