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Mojtaba Ebrahimian

  • Adjunct Lecturer
Academic Division: History & Society


Mojtaba Ebrahimian is a scholar of Modern Middle Eastern Intellectual History and Iranian Studies. His first book, Iran's Encounter with Europe, 1800-1840: An Intellectual History explores the extent of the Iranian knowledge of European civilization and European imperialism in Asia in the early nineteenth century. He has published or has under review several articles on Persian literature, Iranian cinema, and modern Iranian history. He has taught courses on Middle Eastern History, Islamic History, Islamic Political Thought, Middle Eastern Humanities, and Persian Language and Literature at the University of Arizona, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Harvard University.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Arizona
  • MA, University of Arizona
  • MA, Shahid Beheshti University
  • BA, University of Isfahan

Academic Interest / Expertise

Modern Middle Eastern History; Iranian History; Iranian Cinema; Persianate Literature; Travel Writing Studies


  • Degree Courses 2023