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Academic Teaching and Research


Book Chapters

  • Twitter Data Analysis on #me_too_iran, co-authored with Dr. Mehdy Sedaghat Payam The #MeToo Movement in Iran: Reporting Sexual Violence and Harassment  (Bloomsbury Publication, Order here.)

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • Performing Persian poetics on Instagram: an interview with@ barkhi_az_honarmandan. European Journal of English Studies 27.1 (2023): 148-162. Read it here.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Performing #MeToo: How not to look away edited by Judith D. Rudakoff, Critical Studies in Media Communication, 39.2 (2022): 1–4. Read it here.

  • Data Stories for/from All: Why Data Feminism is for Everyone, Review of Data Feminism by Catherine D'Ignazio and Lauren Klein, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 16.3 (2022). Read it here.

Papers in Conferences 

  • Exploring #MeToo in Iran: Computational Analysis of Twitter Data and Cultural Implications, Historicizing the #MeToo Movement in Iran and Beyond: Cultural Productions and Digital Media Panel, Association of Iranian Studies (AIS) online symposium, October 2023 (forthcoming)

  • Poetry of Pain: A study of a collective poetry on Twitter in Iran's feminist revolution”, Online Manifestation of Margins: an Interdisciplinary Study on Iran’s “Woman, Life, Freedom” feminist movement Panel, Annual Meeting and Conference of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), Baltimore, October 2023 (forthcoming)

  • Streets and Pop Platforms: A Study on Performative Pop Poetry and Shahre Farang,” Popular Entertainment Panel, International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) Conference, University of Ghana, July 2023

  • Poetry of Politics and Pain: A Study of instapoetry under #MahsaAmini,” Poetry and Platform Cultures Panel, NeMLA’s 54th Annual Convention, University of Buffalo, 2023.

  • "Unveiling: reclaiming the city and female's body," Gender, Violence, and Culture in the Contemporary World Panel, Graduate Conference of University of Miami, Miami, 2023.

  • Embodied Hashtags: #metoo and #mahsaamini,” Data Performance Panel, MLA Annual Convention, San Francisco, 2023.

  • Embodied Hashtags: #metoo Staged,” Data Performance Panel, The Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association, Chicago, 2022.

  • Instapoetry among Iranian users,” Reading #instapoetry Inaugural Conference, University of Glasgow, 2020.

Panels in Conferences

  • Data Performance in Cultural Studies Association, Chicago, 2022.

  • Data Performance in Modern Language Association, San Fransisco 2023.

Invited Talks and Presentations

  • Twitter Data Analysis on #metooiran, Digital Fridays: Lightning Round Presentations by HASTAC Scholars, May 2022.

  • Twitter Data Analysis on #metooiran, 2022 Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium, University of Miami, February 2022.

  • “Unveiling: Reclaiming the Body and Urban Spaces in Iran’s Ongoing Revolution,” Rage, Rhythm, Renaissance: Performances of/in the ongoing Iranian Revolution Panel by Tisch Department of Performance Studies, NYU, 2022. Watch it here.

  • "Hashtag's effect," Gozaar podcast, 2023. Listen here.

Grants and Awards


  • Cuban Theatre Digital Archive (CTDA), University of Miami, 2020

  • Digital Narratives of COVID-19, University of Miami, 2021

  • UGrow fellowship, Center for Humanities fellow, University of Miami, 2021-2022

  • Digital Humanities Fellowship, University of Miami, 2022

  • HASTAC Scholar, 2021-2023


University of Miami


  • Persian Language Exchange DILS Program (Spring 2022)

  • Persian Language Exchange DILS Program (Fall 2021)

  • FRE 101: Elementary French (Fall 2020, Fall 2022, Spring 2023)

  • FRE 102: Elementary French (Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Spring 2021)

  • FRE 201 (Fall 2023)

  • FRE 501/322: Critical Performances: Performer’s Body with Lecoq Technique Workshop, (Spring 2022), Mentored Teaching.

  • MLL 411: Digital Literary Culture


  • Le Corps Poètique: Actor's Body and Movement Workshop based on Jacques Lecoq's performing method (Spring 2022)

Extra-curriculum courses

  • Teatro Italiano (Italian Theatre and Film) for Italian Language Courses  (Spring 2020)

  • French Table (Fall 2019)

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