People

Iran Specialists at Yale
Adel Allouche
Lecturer (Retired), History and Religious Studies
adel.allouche@yale.edu
Abbas Amanat
Professor of History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
abbas.amanat@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1368
Paul Bushkovitch
Reuben Post Halleck Professor of History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
paul.bushkovitch@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1351
Roberta Dougherty
Librarian for Middle East Studies
SML 333A, 120 High St, New Haven, CT 06511-6644
roberta.dougherty@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1373
Narges Erami
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
10 Sachem St, New Haven, CT 06511-3707
narges.erami@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-4204
Benjamin Foster
Wm M Laffan Professor of Assyriology & Babylonian Literature
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
benjamin.foster@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-6715
Supriya Gandhi
Lecturer
supriya.gandhi@yale.edu
Phone: +1 (203) 432-4635
Frank Griffel
Professor of Religous Studies and International & Area Studies
34 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven, CT 06511-8936
frank.griffel@yale.edu
Phone: 203-436-5250
Valerie Hansen
Professor of History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
valerie.hansen@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-0480
Frank Hole
C.J. MacCurdy Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Archaeology
10 Sachem St, New Haven, CT 06511-3707
frank.hole@yale.edu
Stanley Insler
Prof Emeritus Linguistics
370 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06511-6802
insler-stanley@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-2455
Ulla Kasten
Research Scholar
120 High St, New Haven, CT 06511-6644
ulla.kasten@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-1837
Kaveh Khoshnood
Assoc Prof School of Public Health
60 College St, New Haven, CT 06510-3210
kaveh.khoshnood@yale.edu
Phone: 203-785-2920
Alan Mikhail
Prof History
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
alan.mikhail@yale.edu
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
asghar.rastegar@yale.edu
Phone: 203-737-2078
Kishwar Rizvi
Assoc Prof History of Art
190 York St, New Haven, CT 06511
kishwar.rizvi@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-5803
Maryam Sanjabi
Sr Lect French
82-90 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6605
maryam.sanjabi@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-4914
Farkhondeh Shayesteh
Senior Lector I of Persian and Director of the Persian Program / Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
320 York St, New Haven, CT 06511-3627
f.shayesteh@yale.edu
Harvey Weiss
Prof Near Eastern Lang/Civ and Anthropology and Sch of For & Env Stu
205 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-2106
harvey.weiss@yale.edu
Phone: 203-432-4080
Travis Zadeh
Assistant Professor
travis.zadeh@yale.edu
Phone: +1 (203) 432-6532
Graduate Students
Tiraana Bains
tiraana.bains@yale.edu
Third Year (2015)
Early Modern Persianate South Asia, Persian Production and Translation Projects under British Colonial Rule
Abbas Amanat
Camille Cole
camille.cole@yale.edu
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
yagnaseni.datta@yale.edu
First Year (2017)
Kishwar Rizvi
Kevin Gledhill
kevin.gledhill@yale.edu
Seventh Year (2011)
The Caspian World and the Emergence of Qajar Iran
Abbas Amanat
Tanya Lawrence
tanya.lawrence@yale.edu
Sixth Year (2012)
The Iranian community in Istanbul during the Tanzimat, Press and Literature in Early 20th century Iran
Abbas Amanat
Mohit Manohar
mohit.manohar@yale.edu
Fifth Year (2013)
Kishwar Rizvi
Kayhan Nejad
kayhan.nejad@yale.edu
Third Year (2015)
Abbas Amanat
Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan
shabnam.rahimi-golkhandan@yale.edu
Sixth Year (2012)
19-20th century Visual Culture/photography in Iran
Kishwar Rizvi
Hosna Sheikholeslami
hosna.sheikholeslami@yale.edu
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
selin.unluonen@yale.edu
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
oliver.bast@sorbonne-nouvelle.fr
Joanna de Groot
Fellow, 2009, 2013-14
joanna.degroot@york.ac.uk
Habib Ur Rahman
Yale World Fellow (Afghanistan), 2011-12;
Senior Researcher and Analyst, Hambastagi Consultancy Group
habib.wayand@yale.edu
Fereydoun Vahman
Fellow, 2003, 2004, 2013
Saghar Sadeghian
2014-16
Associate Director, Yale Iranian History Internet Archives (YIHA)
Saghar.sadeghian@yale.edu
Naysan Adlparvar
2016-18
Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer
naysan.adlparvar@yale.edu
203-436-9404
Nahid Siamdoust
2017-18
Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer/ Ehsan Yarshater Fellow / Iranian Studies
nahid.siamdoust@yale.edu