Charles (Corky) Goodman Chair in Middle East History
Ph.D., Harvard University
Field of Specialty
Modern Middle East History, Modern Iran History, Nationalism, Historiography, Comparative Revolutions
Lemberg Hall 224
Naghmeh Sohrabi is the Charles (Corky) Goodman Professor of Middle East History and the Associate Director for Research at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies. She is the author of the book Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe (Oxford University Press, 2012) and numerous articles on Iranian history and culture. She is the 2014 recipient of the Andrew W. Mellon New Directions Fellowship, with Prof. Greg Childs received a Mellon-Sawyer Seminar Fellowship in Comparative Revolution for 2017-18. She is currently writing a book on the experience of the 1979 revolution in Iran. Her courses include the history of modern Middle East and modern Iran, Nationalism in the Middle East, and The Event in History.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Book Review." Rev. of City of Knowledge: Shiraz, History, Poetry, by Setrag Manoukian. International Journal of Middle East Studies 2014 (forthcoming)
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Books as Revolutionary Objects inIran." Age of Revolutions: A HistorioBLOG (2016): <https://ageofrevolutions.com/2016/04/04/books-as-revolutionary-objects-in-iran/>.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Muddling through the Iranian Revolution." Perspectives on History: The Newsmagazine of the American Historical Association.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "A Historical Ethnography of the Iranian Revolution." Friday Seminars at St. Antony's. Oxford University
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Experiencing Revolution: The Case of Iran." London School of Economics. 2/19/14.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Travel to the West." Safar Voyage: Contemporary Works by Arab, Iranian, and Turkish Artists. Ed. Jill Baird and Fereshteh Daftari. Doughlas and McIntyre, 2013
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages." by Houari Touati. Journeys vol. 13 Summer 2012: 99-107(9).
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "READING THE TEA LEAVES: IRANIAN DOMESTIC POLITICS AND THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION OF 2013." Middle East Brief 65 (2012)
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. "Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe." Rev. of Naghmeh Sohrabi: Taken for Wonder, by Stephen Conermann. Sehepunkte 2012.
Sohrabi, Naghmeh. Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe. Oxford University Press, 2012.
|HIST||10a||Not Even Past: History for the Global Citizen|
|HIST||111a||History of the Modern Middle East|
|HIST||111b||The Iranian Revolution: From Monarchy to the Islamic Republic|
|HIST||112a||Nationalism in the Middle East|
|HIST||207b||The Event in History; The History of the Event|