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Aria Fani (he/him/his)

Assistant Professor
Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Professorship in Persian and Iranian Studies
Co-Director of Persian and Iranian Studies Program
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(206) 616-2390
Denny 233
Office Hours: 
T-Th 12:30-1:30


Ph.D., 2019, University of California, Berkeley
B.A., 2009, San Diego State University
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Aria is an assistant professor of Persian and Iranian Studies. His research focuses on modern Persian literature and traces transnational literary connections, particularly between Iran and Afghanistan. He also engages in social advocacy for non-citizen Americans, particularly Mexican and Central American asylum seekers. 


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Professional Affiliations: 
Middle East Center

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