ABOUT US

The American Association of Teachers of Persian is a non-profit, professional organization whose objective is to advance and improve the study and teaching of the Persian language and culture; to promote research in the field of Persian language, linguistics, and literature; to further the common interests of teachers in the field; and to facilitate communication and professional cooperation among its members.

MEMBERSHIP ADDRESS

Alyeh Mehin

2886 Frances Place,

Memphis, TN 38111

info@aatpersian.org

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EXECUTIVE BOARD

Soheila Kian
University of California, Irvine
550 Murray Krieger Hall

Irvine, CA 92697
Phone:  
Fax: 
email: executive@aatpersian.org

Marjan Seirafi-Pour

University of Oklahoma

Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies
729 Elm Avenue

Norman, Oklahoma, 73019
phone: (405) 326-7700
email: marjan@ou.edu

PRESIDENT

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Alyeh Mehin

University of Arizona

School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Work address: Marshall Building, Room 440, 

845 N. Park Ave. Tucson, Arizona 85721

Mail checks and applications to:

2886 Frances Place, Memphis, TN, 38111

email: alyehmehin@email.arizona.edu

Farima Mostowfi
Georgetown University

Latifeh Hagigi
University of California, Los Angeles

Nahal Akbari
University of Maryland

TREASURER

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

EX-OFFICIO

Dr. Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi

McGill University

FORMER EXECUTIVE BOARD

Dr. Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi, Immediate Past President (2018-2020)

Dr. Michelle Quay, Immediate Past Treasurer (2018-2020)

Dr. Ramin Sarraf, National University , President (2016-2018)

Dr. Anousha Sedighi, Portland State University, President (2014-2016)

Dr. Samad Alavi, University of Washington, Executive Secretary (2014-2016)

Dr. Pardis Minuchehr, George Washington University, President (2009-2014)

Dr. Mahvash Shahegh, Johns Hopkins University, Executive Secretary (2006-2014)

Dr. Maryam Borjian, Rutgers University, Treasurer (2009-2014)

Dr. Soheila Amir Soleimani, University of Utah, President (2006-2009), Executive Secretary (2004-2005)

Dr. Mehdi Khorrami, New York University, President (2003-2006)

Dr. Mohammad Ghanoonparvar, University of Texas at Austin, President (2000-2003)

Dr. Manouchehr Kasheff, Colombia University, President (1994-2000)

Dr. Gernot Windfuhr, University of Michigan, President (1989-1994)