Graduate Students

Assef Ashraf
assef.ashraf@yale.edu
Sixth Year (2008)
Political Culture of Early Qajar Iran
Abbas Amanat
From Khan to Shah: The Rise of a Qajar Political and Court Culture in Iran, 1785-1848
Camille Cole
camille.cole@yale.edu
First Year (2013)
River Systems in Mesopotamia and Iran
Abbas Amanat and Alan Mikhail
Kevin Gledhill
kevin.gledhill@yale.edu
Third Year (2011)
The Caspian World and the Emergence of Qajar Iran
Abbas Amanat
John Hartley
john.hartley@yale.edu
Sixth Year (2008)
Religion, politics & society; belief, meaning and morality in social action; religion and globalization; revolutions; Muslim-Christian relations; political communication; social theory
Phil Gorski
Religious Exclusivists Taking Inclusive Action?
Navid Hassanpour
navid.hassanpour@yale.edu
Fifth Year (2009)
Politics of Information
Hadi Jorati
hadi.jorati@yale.edu
Sixth Year (2008)
Nasir al-Din Tusi, Ilkhanid Iran, Persian Historiography
Dimitri Gutas and Abbas Amanat
Tanya Lawrence
tanya.lawrence@yale.edu
Second Year (2012)
The Iranian community in Istanbul during the Tanzimat, Press and Literature in Early 20th century Iran
Abbas Amanat
Annie Pfeifer
annie.pfeifer@yale.edu
Fifth Year (2008)
Modernism, 20th Century Literature and Political Theory, Literature of Exile
Katie Trumpener, Rüdiger Campe, and Abbas Amanat
To the Collector Belong the Spoils: The Transformations of Modernist Practices of Collecting
Shabnam Rahimi-Golkhandan
shabnam.rahimi-golkhandan@yale.edu
Second Year (2012)
19-20th century Visual Culture/photography in Iran
Kishwar Rizvi
Hosna Sheikholeslami
hosna.sheikholeslami@yale.edu
Fifth 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
Waleed Ziad
waleed.ziad@yale.edu
Fourth Year (2010)
Sufi networks in the 18th and early 19th century Persianate world
Abbas Amanat
Trans-regional Authority in the Age of Political Fragmentation and the Great Game: Naqshbandi-Mujaddidi Revivalist Networks and the Shaping of the Early Modern Persianate World