Field of Interest:
Niloofar Haeri is Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University and the Program Chair in Islamic Studies. She is a Guggenheim Fellow and has written on Egypt and Iran. Her most recent book, Say What Your Longing Heart Desires: Women, Prayer, and Poetry in Iran (Stanford University Press, 2021), is the 2021 recipient of the American Academy of Religion’s Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion for Constructive-Reflective Studies. This title also won the 2021 Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Fatema Mernissi Book Award.