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  • Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures
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Professional Service

  • Entity: The Lois Roth Endowment Role: committee member for evaluating translations of classical and modern literary works from Persian to English Judge. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Editor. Entity: Journal of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, and Music, University of Tehran member of editorial board. 2021 - 2021
  • speaking to young Muslim-Americans and Persian speaking Iranian-Americans and Afghan-Americans about programs at the U. and other institutions. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: Committee Member For Evaluating Translations Of Classical And Modern Persian Literary Works. Entity: The Lois Roth Endowment judge. 2020 - 2020
  • speaking to young Iranian-Americans about programs at the U. and other institutions. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Editor. Entity: Journal of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, and Music, University of Tehran member of editorial board. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Editor. Entity: Journal of Fine Arts, Performing Arts, and Music, University of Tehran member of editorial board on the request of Professor Behrooz Mahmoodi Bakhtiari. 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Judge. Entity: The Lois Roth Endowment committee member for evaluating translations of classical and modern literary works from Persian to English. 2019 - 2019
  • Role: Judge. Entity: The Lois Roth Endowment on the committee for evaluating translations of classical and modern Persian literary works. 2018 - 2018
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: American Councils of International Education review of applications for summer and year-long Persian language study in Tajikistan. 2014 - 2014
  • Role: Judge. Entity: The Lois Roth Endowment translation of literary works from Persian to English. 2011 - 2017

Internal Service

  • Ad Hoc Committee for Professor Talia Dajes. Member, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Senator. Senator, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Persian Coordinator. Persian Coordinator, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • WLC Major. Member, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Teaching Advisory Committee (TAC). Member, 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Role: member Ad Hoc committee -- RPT (John Wynne). 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Persian. Coordinator, 2020 - 2020. service.
  • Japanese search committee. Member Of Flas Committee, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • Persian. Persian Coordinator, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • RPT. Committee Member For Professor Alejandro Quin, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • Teaching Advisory Committee (TAC). Committee Member, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • review of FLAS applications. Member Of Flas Committee, 2019 - 2019. service.
  • RPT. Representative For Rpt Review (Professor John Wynne), 2018 - 2018. service.
  • RPT. Committee Member For Tanya Flores, 2018 - 2018. service.
  • Executive Committee. Member, 2017 - 2018. service.
  • RPT. Chair For Tenure Review Of Professor Nathan Devir, 2017 - 2017. service.
  • RPT. Chair, 2016 - 2016. service.
  • mentoring of junior faculty. 2016 - 2016. service.
  • mentoring students. 2016 - 2016. service.
  • RPT Secretary. Secretary, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Persian Hour. Coordinator, 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Undergraduate Council. Member, 2014 - 2016. service.
  • Career Development Committee. Member, 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Role: committee member post-tenure review for Randall Stewart. 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Role: committee member CLCS ad hoc committee. 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Role: filled out application, contact with FLTA and those interested in Iran, projected assessing of applications Non-Fulbright FLTA (Persian). 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Relations with Centers Committee. Committee Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Role: committee member RPT service for third year review of a colleague (Christine Everaert). 2013 - 2013. service.
  • Undergraduate Council. Languages & Literature Representative, 2013 - 2016. service.
  • RPT service for a colleague (Asaad al-Saleh informal fourth year review). Committee Chair, 2013 - 2013. service.
  • Language committee. Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Career Development Committee. Languages & Literature Representative, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • RPT service for a colleague (Nathan Devir's third year review). Committee Member, 2013 - 2013. service.

In the Media

  • Utah Muslims face challenges in America, but love its freedom, Salt Lake Tribune. 2016.
  • The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour: Muslim in America (KCPW). 2016.