Janet Afary

Research Affiliate


Interdisciplinary Research Hub Affiliation(s): Religion, Culture, Identity, and the State hub


The Iranian Constitutional Revolution: Grassroots Democracy, Social Democracy, and the Origins of Feminism. (Columbia University Press, 1996)

Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism. (University of Chicago Press, 2005), with Kevin Anderson

Sexual Politics in Modern Iran. (Cambridge University Press, 2009)

Revolutionary Satire in Iran: Ali Akbar Dehkhoda’s Charand-o Parand. (Yale University Press, March 2016)