Fereshteh Ganjavi

Fereshteh Ganjavi Headshot

Modern Languages Department
College of Arts and Sciences

Southern Connecticut State University, Public Health. New Haven, CT. 2016.
Payame Noor University, Business Administration. Varamin, Iran. 2011.

About Fereshteh

Fereshteh loves to meet new students and to learn and teach about new cultures. It is her honor to be at the University of New Haven and to teach the Persian language. Learning a new language is challenging. Fereshteh is pleased to work with you and use her past experiences of teaching to benefit you in learning a new language.


Legal and Medical Interpreter and Translation Certification, USA, 2015.

Computer and IT Certifications, Iran, 2008.

Certificate in Teaching Persian as a Foreign Language, Iran, 2005.

Teaching and Interpreting Positions

Lecturer in Persian Language, University of New Haven, 9/2016-present

Tutor of Persian Language for Yale Students, 9/2016-present

Persian Interpreter at Yale New Haven Hospital, 2012-present

Lecturer in Persian Language, Iran and Slovakia, 2008-2010

Founder and Head of a School for Girls, Iran, 2000-2007


"Northeast Refugee Conference" invited by the Refugee Dream Center, April 2, 2016.

"TEDxTeen" invited by Ahmed Badr, November 11, 2017.