Persian Language and Literature; Literature in Translation; Women's Studies
2012 Research Support Award in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
2011 Research Support Award in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
2006 Research Support Award in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
2006 Honored for teaching excellence by Seven Society
2005 Research Support Award in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
“Alizadah’s Postmodern Women,” Critique 6 (1995): 109-116.
“Cut Flowers: A Comparative Look at Colonial and Contemporary Translation Anthologies of Persian Literature,” in Sagar 8 (2002): 120-140.
“Feminism or Ventriloquism: Western Representations of Middle Eastern Women,” (Review essay on Opening the Gates: A Hundred Years of Arab Feminist Writing) in Middle East Report 21 (1991): 43-45.
“Redefining Sin,” Literature East and West 24 (1987): 67-71.
Poems, “Once” and “Language Lies,” appear in the anthology, Let Me Tell You Where I've Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora edited by Persis Karim (University of Arkansas Press, May 2006).
Review of Modernism and Ideology in Persian Literature in The Journal for the Society of Iranian Studies 33 (2000).
Translation of “Love’s Turn” (Mohsen Makhmalbaf) August 2006 issue of Words Without Borders, ed. Blake Radcliffe. wordswithoutborders.org/article/loves-turn/
Review of Behind the Tall Walls in Middle East Journal 54 (2000): 300.
Review of Recasting Persian Poetry, Middle East Studies Association Bulletin 33 (1999): 43-45.
Review of Parviz Sayyad’s Theatre of Diaspora, Edebiyat (1998): 107-112.
Review of Writing Women’s Worlds and Struggle and Survival in the Modern Middle East in Middle East Report 25 (1995): 29-30.
· Elementary and Intermediate Persian
· Advanced Persian:
Introduction to Classical Persian Literature
Readings in Modern Persian Prose Fiction
Modern Persian Literature
· Contemporary Persian Literature in Translation
· Middle East Studies Majors Seminar