Ph.D. in English Literature, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. 2012.
PhD Dissertation. Title: Representations of Women in Edward Albee’s Plays.
A study of the rarely noticed feminist side of Albee’s plays, with the use of feminist psychoanalysis, especially Luce Irigaray’s theories.
M.A. in English Literature, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. 2007.
M.A. Thesis. Title: The Iliad of the Sixties: The Antihero’s Heroism in Joseph Heller’s Catch-22.
A comparative study of the two texts with regard to the psycho-social aspects of the notions of heroism in ancient epic and contemporary war fiction with emphasis on the cultural milieu of the 1960s.
B.A. in English Literature, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. 2004.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Teachers’ Day Award for the Best Faculty Member in Teaching, winner of the English Department, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran. 2016.
Doctoral Fellowship of the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. 2010-2012.
Gifted Students’ Educational Awards by The Office of Gifted Students, Shiraz University. 2004-2012.
Top Student of the English Literature master’s program, Shiraz University, class of 2006.
Rank 2 in the National Entrance Examination For Master’s Programs in English Literature, and rank 4 among all English majors (Literature, Applied Linguistics and Translation), conducted annually by the National Organization of Educational Testing, Iran. 2004
Top Student of the English Literature undergraduate program, Shiraz University, class of 2004.
Rank 1 in the National Vocational Examination- branch of Culture and Arts, conducted by the National Organization of Educational Testing, Iran. 2004.