Bashar M. Farran

Bashar Farran

Postdoctoral fellow


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA.
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary.
  • MA in Applied Linguistics, Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.

Selected awards and honors

  • Excellence in Doctoral Research Award (ÚNKP-21-3), Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Hungary, 2022.
  • PhD Scholarship for Excellence Award, Stipendium Hungaricum, 2018-2022.
  • Summa cum Laude, PhD, University of Pannonia, 2022.

Research interests

  • Language acquisition
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Psycholinguistics

Selected publications

Van Heuven, J. V. & Farran, B. (2023). Perceptual representation and production of American English simplex vowels by adolescent Palestinian-Arabic learners of English. In International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS 2023), Prague.

Farran, B. (2022). The perception and production of American English sounds by Palestinian Arabic adolescents. PhD. diss., University of Pannonia. doi: 10.18136/PE.2022.820

Amer, F., Hammoud, S., Farran, B., Boncz, I., & Endrei, D. (2021). Assessment of Countries’ Preparedness and Lockdown Effectiveness in Fighting COVID-19. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 15(2), e15–e22. doi:10.1017/dmp.2020.217

Farran, B. (2020). Perceptual assimilation and identification of American-English monophthongs by Palestinian-Arabic learners of English. In Speech Research conference, Budapest.

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