narges nematollahi
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Nematollahi, Narges
Assistant Professor of Practice

Narges Nematollahi is the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Assistant Professor of Persian Language in the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies and the Roshan Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Persian and Iranian Studies. She holds a dual PhD in Iranian Studies and Linguistics from Indiana University, Bloomington. She holds a Master’s degree in Religion Studies focused on Zoroastrianism from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. 

Her research is focused on the epistolary tradition in pre-Islamic Iran, composed in Aramaic, Greek, Parthian and Middle Persian, and how it is transformed in early medieval Iran under the influence of Arabic. Her broader areas of research are religions and languages of pre-Islamic Iran and stylistics, historical linguistics and formal linguistics of Iranian languages.