Professor of Comparative Literature, Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University.

Director, Center for the Humanities at Tufts

Tufts faculty profile.

Academia.edu profile.

Research interests:

Comparative literature. Cinema studies. Cinema and memory in postcolonial contexts of war and social conflict. Comparative studies of colonialism and anti-colonialism. Comparative studies of 19th and early 20th century Arabic and Persian literatures.