Honorary & Life Members

Honorary Members

An Honorary Member is the highest recognition that AIS as a professional association can bestow on the most distinguished scholars in our field.

  • Gilbert Lazard
  • Ehsan Yarshater

Late Honorary Members

  • Iraj Afshar (Tehran University) (1925-2011)
  • Richard N. Frye (Harvard University) (1920-2014)
  • Oleg Grabar (Princeton University) (1929-2011)
  • Ann Lambton (SOAS, University of London) (1912-2008)
  • Eugen Wirth (Institut für Geographie der Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg) (1925-2012)

 Life Members

  • Janet Afary
  • Nader Ahari
  • Kamran Aghaie
  • Shahrough Akhavi
  • Mehrdad Amanat
  • Hossein Amir Saleh
  • Said Ansari
  • Jere Bacharach
  • Ahmad Ashraf
  • Ali Banuazizi
  • Najmieh Batmanglij
  • Mehrzad Boroujerdi
  • Houchang Chehabi
  • Olga Davidson
  • Layla Diba
  • Kambiz Eslami
  • Richard N. Frye (Deceased)
  • Farhad Hakimzadeh
  • William Hanaway
  • Brad Hanson
  • Robert Hutchinson
  • Farhad Kazemi
  • Nikki Keddie
  • Hassan Khosrowshahi
  • Habib Ladjevardi
  • Masahi Mizuta
  • Roy Mottahedeh
  • Fereydoun Moqtaderi
  • Eden Naby
  • Guity Nashat
  • Vahid Noshirvani
  • John Perry
  • R. K. Ramazani (Deceased)
  • David Rockefeller
  • Aboalala Soudavar
  • Hosseinali Soudavar
  • Kazuo Takahashi
  • R. Tehrani
  • Kenji Tomita
  • Richard Wolf
  • Takeshi Yoshii
  • Marvin Zonis