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Kathryn Babayan


Academic Profile

Kathryn Babayan specializes in the history and culture of the medieval and early-modern Persianate world, gender studies, and the history of sexuality.

Sample Publications

Mystics, Monarchs and Messiahs: Cultural Landscapes of Early Modern Iran (Cambridge:Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs, 2002), Reprint 2017. The City as Anthology: Eroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan (Stanford: StanfordUniversity Press, 2021).

Current Position

Professor, University of Michigan