2012 Persian teacher #2
Shervin EmamiPosted by: National Heritage Language Resource Center
Shervin Emami is a last year Ph.D student in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures with the focus on of Comparative Literatur in Persian and Arabic Literature, in the University of Californian Los Angeles. Her studies focus on the women writings of post revolutionary era in Iran and she works under the supervision of Professor Hossein Ziai, who is an Iranist, and Michael Cooperson- an Arabist. She finished her Bachelor's degree in Comparative Literature in 2000, in the University of Iran Esfahan, and she has moved to United States at the end of the same year. She has finished her Masters degree in Middle Eastern History in 2003 in Cal State Fullerton with Professor Touraj Daryaee and she has begun her PHD at UCLA in the spring of 2004. In addition to her studies she has had several publications in the Iranian studies journal and other journals related to Middle Eastern Studies. Moreover, She has been a Lecture for one year in the University of California Irvine while pursuing her PHD. She has worked with Startalk since Summer 2007 and has had a Persian language book for heritage students who was a collaboration with Saeed Tavazoei. She has been a teacher assistant for Persian philosophy and language classes in the University of California Los Angeles for for the past few years and currently she is in Santford University as a Fellow researcher for her last year of Ph.D and also teaches at the university of Berkeley as a part time Lecturer.
Published: Sunday, May 20, 2012