Aixa Perez-Prado

Associate Teaching Professor

Teaching and Learning

Office: ZEB 261

Phone: 305-348-3504


Specialty: TESOL/ Foreign Language Education

Aixa Perez-Prado has been teaching at FIU since 1997 in the area of TESOL. Her background experiences include teaching English overseas in Costa Rica and Morocco and supervising and coordinating language and teaching programs in both countries. She is currently the ESOL Coordinator in the College of Education and her duties include faculty development and work with the Office of Academic Affairs towards accreditation. She is a global learning faculty member at FIU and has an interest in incorporating new technologies into the classroom that are interactive and that offer students access to the global community of learners.

Research Areas

  • Language
  • Culture
  • Thought and gender relationships
  • Bilingualism
  • Language and power
  • Integrating the arts into education
  • Virtual reality and learning
  • Communication across cultures


  • PhD (1996) Florida State University, Social Science and Education
  • MA (1986) Monterey Institute of International Studies, TESOL
  • BA (1985) State University of New York at Buffalo, English