Iran Specialists at Yale
Adel Allouche
Lecturer (Retired), History and Religious Studies
Abbas Amanat
Prof History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Phone: 203-432-1368
Paul Bushkovitch
Reuben Post Halleck Prof of History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Phone: 203-432-1351
Roberta Dougherty
Librarian for Middle East Studies
SML 333A, 120 High St, New Haven, CT 06511-6644
Phone: 203-432-1373
Narges Erami
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
10 Sachem St, New Haven, CT 06511-3707
Phone: 203-436-4204
Benjamin Foster
Wm M Laffan Professor of Assyriology & Babylonian Literature
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Phone: 203-432-6715
Supriya Gandhi
Phone: +1 (203) 432-4635
Frank Griffel
Professor of Religous Studies and International & Area Studies
34 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8936
Phone: 203-436-5250
Valerie Hansen
Professor of History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Phone: 203-432-0480
Frank Hole
C.J. MacCurdy Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Archaeology
10 Sachem St, New Haven, CT 06511-3707
Stanley Insler
Prof Emeritus Linguistics
370 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06511-6802
Phone: 203-432-2455
Ulla Kasten
Assoc Curator Babylonian Coll Univ Lib
120 High St, New Haven, CT 06511-6644
Phone: 203-432-1837
Kaveh Khoshnood
Assoc Prof School of Public Health
60 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-3210
Phone: 203-785-2920
Alan Mikhail
Prof History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Phone: 203-432-1353
Asghar Rastegar
Prof Int Med (Nephrology) & Dir Office of Global Health, Dept of Med
15 York St, New Haven, CT 06510-3221
Phone: 203-737-2078
Kishwar Rizvi
Assoc Prof History of Art
190 York St, New Haven, CT 06511
Phone: 203-432-5803
Maryam Sanjabi
Sr Lect French
82-90 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6605
Phone: 203-432-4914
Farkhondeh Shayesteh
Sr Lector I Near Eastern Lang/Civ
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
Harvey Weiss
Prof Near Eastern Lang/Civ and Anthropology and Sch of For & Env Stu
205 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-2106
Phone: 203-432-4080
Travis Zadeh
Assistant Professor
Phone: +1 (203) 432-6532
Graduate Students
Tiraana Bains
Third Year (2015)
Early Modern Persianate South Asia, Persian Production and Translation Projects under British Colonial Rule
Abbas Amanat
Camille Cole
Fourth Year (2013)
River Systems in Mesopotamia and Iran
Abbas Amanat and Alan Mikhail
Navigating Multi-Imperial Space: Technology, Capital Networks, and Modernity in Late Ottoman Iraq
Yagnaseni Datta
First Year (2017)
Kishwar Rizvi
Kevin Gledhill
Seventh Year (2011)
The Caspian World and the Emergence of Qajar Iran
Abbas Amanat
Tanya Lawrence
Sixth Year (2012)
The Iranian community in Istanbul during the Tanzimat, Press and Literature in Early 20th century Iran
Abbas Amanat
Mohit Manohar
Fifth Year (2013)
Kishwar Rizvi
Kayhan Nejad
Third Year (2015)
Abbas Amanat
Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan
Sixth Year (2012)
19-20th century Visual Culture/photography in Iran
Kishwar Rizvi
Hosna Sheikholeslami
Ninth Year (2009)
translation, social science in Iran, publishing industry
Karen Nakamura
“Do Books Make Revolutions?”: Publishers, Translators, and the Circulation of Western Philosophy in Iran
Selin Unluonen
Fourth Year (2014)
Kishwar Rizvi

Iran Studies Fellows

Daryoush Ashouri
Fellow, 2007
Oliver Bast
Fellow, 2011-12;
Professor of Iranian Studies, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
Joanna de Groot
Fellow, 2009, 2013-14
Habib Ur Rahman
Yale World Fellow (Afghanistan), 2011-12;
Senior Researcher and Analyst, Hambastagi Consultancy Group
Fereydoun Vahman
Fellow, 2003, 2004, 2013
Saghar Sadeghian
Associate Director, Yale Iranian History Internet Archives (YIHA)
Naysan Adlparvar
Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer