Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari

Associate Professor, Department of Performing Arts, University of Tehran


Behrooz Mahmoodi-Bakhtiari (B. 1974 in Tehran) is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Persian at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, as well as being an affiliate at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian-Armenian University, Yerevan. He received his PhD in Linguistics from Allameh Tabatabaee University in 2004. His major fields of work are Persian linguistics and Iranian dialectology, as well as discourse analysis of drama and fiction. He is the author of the books Tense in Persian (2002), Fārsi Biyāmuzim/Let’s Learn Persian (2003), Persian for Dummies (2015), Pande Pārsi/Listening Comprehension of Persian (2016), and Salām Doktor/Dialogue Activities of Persian, together with several articles in journals and reference books, such as World’s Major Languages (2006), Oxford Handbook of Persian Linguistics (2018), Encyclopedia Iranica (2003), and The Encyclopedia of Islam, 3rd Ed. (2015).

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