Welcome Dr. Marjan Moosavi

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Roshan Institute for Persian Studies at the University of Maryland

is pleased to extend a warm welcome to

The Roshan Lecturer in Persian Studies

Dr. Marjan Moosavi


Dr. Moosavi holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies where she trained in the theory and craft of theatre-making, dramaturgy, and diasporic performances. She has served as a faculty member and designed curricula for the University of Toronto, York University (Canada), Portland State University (U.S.A), and Parand Azad University (Iran). She is the author of several scholarly articles, book chapters, and interviews published in The Drama Review (TDR)New Theatre QuarterlyAsian Theatre Journal, Ecumenica) and online journals (Critical Stages, Arab Stages, and TheTheatreTimes). She is the Founder and Principal Investigator of the First Digital Guide to Theater of the Middle East.