Excelsia College

School of Education

Dr Pegah Marandi

Lecturer and Field Education Coordinator
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (Birth to 5)

Dr Pegah Marandi

PhD English Literature, MEnglish Literature, BEnglish Literature, GradDip Applied Linguistics & TESOL
Contact Details

Telephone Number

02 9000 9604



Biographical details

Dr Pegah Marandi is an experienced lecturer with over 14 years of experience lecturing different units of Master of Teaching (Secondary): supervising, advising, and assessing practicum students, working on Academic Materials and Digital Design for LANTITE at Western Sydney University as well as teaching Media unit at Macquarie University. She is also a research assistant engaged in different research projects at Western Sydney University.


Pegah has experience in analytical cultural studies and expertise in coding and analysing qualitative data. This expertise in content analysis was used in the data analysis and reduction processes. She has carried out research projects in other contexts as well as in Australian within School of Education. She is currently a research assistant engaged in both current state of historical consciousness of Australian children (from school year 6 to school year 12) who are exposed to the Australian curriculum in History and determine what historical concepts, values and skills are evident, and also engaged in developing pre-service teachers’ capability to teach culturally and linguistically diverse students

Profile of Pegah Marandi


Dr Marandi completed her PhD from University of Tehran. She completed her Master’s degree from Salford University, and completed her Bachelor degree from Bahonar University. She also gained Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics & TESOL from Macquarie University.

Current projects

Mental health and well-being in selected communities; person-centered approach in our practice, counsellor education and training.

Research Interests

Dr Marandi is an active researcher covering areas of pre-service teachers, pre-service teachers’ dispositions; attitudes; and beliefs, community languages, linguistic and cultural diversity, historical consciousness, teaching and cultural diversity, EAL/D students, plural-linguistic teaching, English literature and Postcolonialism, and English Modernity.

Refereed Journal and Conferences publications

Marandi, P., and Anushiravani, A., Bourdieusian Reading of Caryl Churchill’s Serious Money, Journal of English Language and Literature Studies, Vol. 5, No. 4, December 2015.


Marandi, P. and Anushiravani, A., Uncovering Cinematic Adaptations of James Joyce’s The Dead, International Journal of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies, ISSN 2202-9451, Vol. 5, No. 4; October, 2017, pp. 38-47.

Marandi, P., and Marandi, P. 2013, Factors Affecting Tourism Attraction: A Case Study on Ardeshir and Dokhtar Castles, International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction Vol. 2., No. 3., pp. 203-218.


Marandi, P. 2016, How Far Do Authors Gain Their Authority over Their Material and Their Readers In Social Problem Fiction, The 14th International TELLSI Conference, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, November 16-18, 2016, Kerman, Iran.


Marandi, P. 2016, The Representation of Women In Virginia Woolf and Storm Jameson During The 1920s and 1930s, The 14th International TELLSI Conference, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch, November 16-18, 2016, Kerman, Iran.