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Eva Prionas

Eva Prionas

Lecturer
Ph.D., Stanford University, Education
M.A., Stanford University, Education
B.A., National Kapodistrian University, Athens Greece, Literature, Classics

Eva Prionas, Ph.D. teaches Modern Greek Language Literature and Culture courses at the Stanford Language Center. She is the Coordinator of the Special Language Program which offers Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs). Eva Prionas holds a Ph.D. in the field of Education from Stanford University. She has also received degrees in Classics and Literature from the National University of Athens, Greece. She is a certified ACTFL OPI and WPA Tester in Modern Greek. Eva Prionas has been instrumental in leading efforts to advance the field of Modern Greek Language Education. As the Coordinator of the Special Language Program at Stanford she works closely with the lecturers of the Less Commonly Taught Languages designing curriculum and offering colloquia, workshops and seminars on the teaching and learning of the LCTLs. Her work focuses on promoting best practices in the field of Less Commonly Taught Languages Education and she has written articles and given numerous presentations, both nationally and internationally.Eva Prionas is the International Advisor and Mentor for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program which has been hosted by the Stanford Language Center since 2007. She organizes and coordinates the Summer Fulbright FLTA Orientation Program, sponsored by the Stanford Language Center and the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Professional Affiliations & Activities: 
President, American Association of Teachers of Modern Greek (2005 - Present)
Board member, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (2010 - 2012)
Chair, ACTFL Modern Greek SIG (2011 - 2015)