Core Faculty

sasanian-coinM. Rahim Shayegan

Professor of Iranian (Old & Middle Iranian Philology, Ancient History)
Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Chair in Iranian
Director, Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World
carter-imageElizabeth Carter

Professor Emerita of Near Eastern Archaeology (Bronze Age, Urban Sites, Iran, Turkey)
saadi-image-domenico-3Domenico Ingenito

Associate Professor of Classical Persian Literature
Director, Program on Central Asia
 landscape Ali Mousavi

Pourdavoud Research Scholar and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Iranian Archaeology