Administrative Staff

Lora Galabi

Graduate Coordinator

Graduate Students


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Narges Nematollahi

Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Assistant Professor of Practice of Persian Language

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Austin O'Malley

Roshan Institute Assistant Professor in Persian and Iranian Studies

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Kamran Talattof

Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Chair in Persian and Iranian Studies

Professor, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Affiliate Faculty

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Anne Betteridge

Director of CMES

Associate Professor, Iranian Women and Culture

Melissa Fitch

Professor, Spanish and Portuguese

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Kevin Fitzsimmons

Professor, Extension Specialist & Research Scientist

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Ben Fortna

Director, Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Professor, Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Leila Hudson

Associate Professor, Modern Middle East Culture and Political Economy

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Scott Lucas

Associate Professor, Islamic Studies

Masud Mansuripur

Chair of Optical Data Storage

Professor of Optical Sciences

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Parviz E. Nikravesh

Professor, Roshan Persian and Iranian Graduate Interdisciplinary Program

Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Yaseen Noorani

Associate Professor, Arabic and Persian Language & Literature