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

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

Pourdavoud Research Scholar and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Iranian Archaeology
 clibanarius Jake Nabel

Pourdavoud Research Associate
Scholar in Residence, Classics Department