Peer-reviewed Articles and Book Chapters:

  • “‘Rich Fields in Persia’: Parsi Capital and the Origins of Economic Development in Pahlavi Iran, 1925-1941,” Iranian Studies 56, no.1 (2023): 61-83. [Open Access: Link]
  • “Introduction: Parsis and Iranians in the Modern Period,” Iranian Studies 56, no. 1 (2023): 3-7 [co-authored with Dinyar Patel]. [Link]
  • “As Seen from Bombay: An Iranian Zoroastrian Photo Album from the 1930s,” Iranian Studies 56, no. 1 (2023): 101-113 [co-authored with Dinyar Patel, Open Access: Link].
  • “Sha‘er-e Melli: Ferdowsi va Tasavvorat-e Milli-ye Iranian,” in Melli-Gerai, Tarikh-Negari, va Shekl-Giri-ye Hoviyyat-e Novin-e Iran, edited by Ali Mohammad Tarafdari. Tehran: Amir Kabir, 2018. [Link]
  • “Parsi Textual Philanthropy: Print Commerce and the Revival of Zoroastrianism in Early 20th-Century Iran.” In India and Iran in the Longue Durée, edited by Alka Patel and Touraj Daryaee. Irvine, CA, UCI Jordan Center for Persian Studies, Ancient Iran Series, Vol. III, 2017. [Link]
  • “After the Persianate: Introduction,” co-authored with Mana Kia, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 36, no. 3 (2016): 379-83. [Link]
  • “Ketabha-ye Bamba’i: Ebrahim Purdavud va Parsian,” Iran Nameh 30, no. 3 (2015): 86-96.  [Link]
  • “Print Culture and Its Publics: A Social History of Bookstores in Tehran, 1900-1950,” International Journal of Middle East Studies 47, no. 1 (2015): 89-108. [Link]
  • “Paradigms of Iranian Nationalism: History, Theory, and Historiography.” In Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity, edited by Kamran Scot Aghaie and Afshin Marashi. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2014. [Link]
  • “Introduction,” co-authored with Kamran Aghaie. In Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity, edited by Kamran Scot Aghaie and Afshin Marashi. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2014. [Link]
  • “Patron and Patriot: Dinshah J. Irani and the Revival of Indo-Iranian Culture,” Iranian Studies 46, no. 2 (2013): 186-206. [Link]
  • “Imagining Hāfez: Rabindranath Tagore in Iran, 1932,” Journal of Persianate Studies 3, no. 1 (2010): 46-77. [Link]
  • “The Nation’s Poet: Ferdowsi and the Iranian National Imagination.” In Historiography and Political Culture in Twentieth Century Iran, edited by Touraj Atabaki. London: I.B. Tauris, 2009. [Link]
  • “Performing the Nation: The Shah’s Official Visit to Kemalist Turkey, June to July, 1934. In The Making of Modern Iran, edited by Stephanie Cronin. London: Routledge, 2003. [Link]
  • “Re-Imagining Nationalism: New Studies in Arab, Turkish, and Israeli Historiography,” Critique: A Journal for Critical Studies of the Middle East 16 (2000): 89- 103. [Link]

Book Reviews:

  • Naghmeh Sohrabi, Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012) in International Journal of Middle East Studies (August, 2013).
  • Talinn Grigor, Building Iran: Modernism, Architecture, and National Heritage under the Pahlavi Monarchs (New York: Periscope Publishing, 2009) in International Journal of Islamic Architecture (August, 2012).
  • Elena Andreeva, Russia and Iran in the Great Game: Travelogues and Orientalism (London: Routledge, 2007) in The Russian Review (July 2011).
  • Gholam Reza Afkhami, The Life and Times of the Shah (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009) in History: Reviews of New Books (Spring 2010).
  • Daniel Elton and Ali Akbar Mahdi, Culture and Customs of Iran (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006) in The Middle East Journal (Spring 2007).
  • Touraj Atabaki and Erik Zucher eds., Men or Order: Authoritarian Modernization under Ataturk and Reza Shah (London: I.B. Tauris Press, 2004) in International Journal of Iranian Studies 39, no. 2 (2006).
  • Mark J. Gasiorowski and Malcolm Byrne eds., Mohammad Mosaddeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2004) in CIRA: Journal of the Center for Iranian Research and Analysis (2004).
  • Homa Katouzian, Iranian History and Politics: State and Society in Perpetual Conflict, (London: Routledge/Curzon Press, 2003), in Middle Eastern Studies 40, no. 3 (2004).
  • Mohammad Gholi Majd, Resistance to the Shah: Landowners and the Ulama in Iran, (Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2000), in International Journal of Middle East Studies (vol. 34, no. 1, February 2002).
  • Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet, Frontier Fictions: Shaping the Iranian Nation, 1804-1946 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), in Iranian Studies 33, no. 3-4 (2000).
  • David Scott, Refashioning Futures: Criticism after Postcoloniality (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999), in Journal of World History (March 2003).
  • Samira Haj, The Making of Iraq in Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, vol. 26 (1999).
  • Hamid Naficy, The Making of Exile Cultures: Iranian Television in Los Angeles, in Jusur: The UCLA Journal of Middle Eastern Studies vol. 11 (1995).
  • Jonathan Friedlander ed., Irangeles: Iranians in Los Angeles, in Jusur: The UCLA Journal of Middle Eastern Studies vol. 10 (1994).

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