Ani has a strong passion in applied linguistics and foreign/second language learning.  Her research examines the social and cultural aspects of language development in communities whose members speak multiple languages. At the Ohio State University (OSU) she earned a doctorate in Foreign, Second, and Multilingual Language Education (FSMLE). She obtained her MA in Teaching English as for Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Both of her graduate studies have been funded by the Fulbright scholarship. Ani has been trained to teach homogenous English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students to highly diversified English as a Second Language (ESL) students. She has also worked in a writing center during her graduate studies. Ani specializes in language socialization research and an interactional discourse analytic approach to the study of language development in adult learners. For her doctoral thesis, Ani worked in the immigrant communities in Columbus, Ohio where she conducted a longitudinal study on the immigrant workers’ language use and learning in the workplace. Her other areas of interests include non-native English speaking professionals, workplace ESL/EFL, world-Englishes, and teachers professional development. Ani serves on the selection panel for the Fulbright Doctoral Degree Program Interview Selection.


  • Literacy in Education
  • Career in Education
  • English for Academic  Purposes
  • Academic Writing
  • Research Methodology in Education
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Techniques
  • Interpersonal Communication


  • Ph.D. in Foreign, Second, and Multilingual Language Education, The Ohio State University, USA, 2016
  • M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TESOL), Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2008
  • B.A. in English Language Education, Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia, 1999

Ani Pujiastuti, Ph.D ()

Santosa, D., Pujiastuti, A., and Mahmud, Y. (2022). Pengembangan Automatic Lesson Plan Generator. Sebatik 26 (1).

Pujiastuti, A. (2022, March 28 to April 3). Language and Communication Barriers of Security Guards in Multilingual Workplaces: Challenges, Causes, and Solutions [Paper Presentation]. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)-Virtual Conference.

Pujiastuti, A. (2022, March 22 to 25). PD Conferences and the Learning Experiences of EFL Educators [Paper Presentation]. TESOL Internation Convention and English Language Expo-Virtual Conference.

Mahmud, Y., Pujiastuti, A., Fitria, R., and Lestari, D. (2022). Elementary School Parents’ Perspectives on Online English Language Teaching During Covid-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Elementary Education 6(1).

Fitria, R., Pujiastuti, A., Neolaka, G., and Irsan, M. (2021). The Challenges of Indonesian Female Academics during the Pandemic and Possible Solutions. Publikasi Pendidikan 11(3), 285-289.

Pujiastuti, A., Mahmud, Y., Andaffa, R., Evangelista, N., and Golda, K. (2021). Improving Student-Teachers' Research Literacies through APA Citation 7th and Mendeley Workshops. Publikasi Pendidikan 11(3), 205-212.

Mahmud, Y., Kuhon, R., Santosa, D., and Pujiastuti, A. (2021). Back to School: Upskilling Teachers’ Competence through Online Scholarship Workshop. International Journal of Community Service Learning 5(1), 43-50.

Pujiastuti, A. (2020, March 28 to April 3). Negotiating Accommodative Communication Strategies in the Multilingual Workplace [Paper Presentation]. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL)-Virtual Conference.

Pujiastuti, A. (2019). A Handbook for Language Center Tutors. Unpublished manuals

Pujiastuti, A. (2017). Language Socialization in the Workplace: Immigrant Workers’ Language Practice within a Multilingual Workplace. [Unpublished Dissertation].

Pujiastuti, A. (2009). A Spark of Humor in the Classroom: Contribution and Consideration. Journal of English Education 3(2), 97-104.

Pujiastuti, A. (2007). Code-Switching as a Multilingual Strategy in Conversations among the Indonesian Graduate Students in the US. Journal of English Education 2(2).

Ani Pujiastuti, Ph.D

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