Tajmah Assefi Shirazi

Official Title: 

Tajmah was born and educated in Tehran. She received her Ph.D. in her native country and taught Persian literature at secondary and post-secondary level.

  • BA, Persian Language and Literature, Tehran University
  • MA, Persian Language and Literature, National University in Tehran
  • Ph.D, Persian Language and Literature, Tehran University
Research Interests: 
Sufi Poetry (Sanai Attar and Rumi); Persian Modern Fiction
Selected Publications: 

  • “Aseman Va Khak” (the theology in Persian Poetry), published in Tehran in 1997 
  • Other literary articles

Courses Taught: 
  • AMES 016-680 Intermediate Persian I&II
  • AMES 018-680 Persian Reading and Writing I&II
Other Affiliations: 

  • Member, Council of Expansion of the Persian language in North America