Commentary: A mask in the O.C. has become as heated as the veil in Iran, June 18, 2020 [info]
Article in Writing Anthropology, Essays on Craft and Commitment Duke University Press May 2020 [info]

Article in My Shadow Is My Skin:Voices from the Iranian Diaspora

University of Austin Press, March 2020 [info]

Act One to The End: Ask the Ayatollah, a One-Act Play with Henry Corbin in Soundproof Room
Journal of Comparative and Continental Philosophy, July 24, 2019 [info]
Finding Home, Special Edition on Moon landing Anniversary, Journal of Humanistic Anthropology, July 11, 2019 [info]
"Hijacking the Elevator", Cultural Anthropology
September 26, 2018 [info]
Nicht hier und nicht dort, Le Monde diplomatique
July 7, 2018 [info]
"The Knot in the Wood: The Call to Multimodal Anthropology", American Anthropologist
June 5, 2018
"Bin ich eine Immigrantin?" GERMAN EDITION OF Le Monde diplomatique [info]
"Am I an Immigrant?", LRB Blog, February 21, 2017 [info]
  FUZUL, Audio story in Zoya Sardashti’s curated The Future of Iranian Theatre, Curative Archive 2016 [info]
Last Scene Underground: An Ethnographic Novel of Iran, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto, CA 2016 [info]
“Fictive Truths” Aeon Magazine of Ideas and Culture, June 2015 [info]
“Keeping it Reel: ‘Reality’s’ Role in the Production and Reception of
Independent Iranian Cinema,” Film International Volume 12 no. 3, 2014 [info]
“Ethnographic Fiction: The Space Between” Savage Minds, Anthropology blog [info]
“Pictura Poesis: The interplay of Poetry, Image and Ethnography in
Forough Farrokhzad’s The House is Black” Off Screen Volume 18, Issue 9 / September 2014
"Facing the Future: The Artistic and Diasporic Afterlife of the Iran-Iraq War", Anthropology of the Middle East, Spring 2013, Volume 8, Number 1, pp. 40-62(23)
"Whole World Blind", online sound installation and accompanying essay, Public Books, April 2013
  The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September Vol. 637 No. 1 pp53-63; Iran’s French Revolution: Religion, Philosophy, and Crowds
  Review of "Soft Weapons: Autobiography in Transit" by Gillian Whitlock, LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS, Vol. 30, No. 15, July 31, 2008
  "Iran’s Pieta: Motherhood, Sacrifice and Film in the aftermath of the Iran-Iraq War" Feminist Review, 88:1-13, 2008
  Mashti,” Anthropology and Humanism Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 2, p 202-209, Winner
Short Story Award for Fiction by the SOCIETY FOR HUMANISTIC ANTHROPOLOGY, 2007.

Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-Revolution Iran, Duke University Press, May 2006

Read Peter Chelkowski's Review HERE

  “The Witness”, Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora, Edited by Persis Karim, University of Arkansas Press, May 2006
"Pulling Focus on Kiarostami’s Iran", Eastern Art Report, London, Fall 2005
  Entries, Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa, Second Edition, MacMillan Reference, 2003
  “Picturing Change: Mohsen Makmalbaf’s Kandahar” American Anthropologist, Vol. 104, No. 3: 931-934, September 2002
  “A Ghost in the Machine: The Cinema of the Iranian Sacred Defense”, The New Iranian Cinema: Politics, Representation and Identity, edited by Richard Tapper, London: IB Tauris 2002
  “Iran Gardi”, Public Culture; vol. 11, No. 3 (Society for Transnational Culture Studies, University of Chicago), Duke University Press, 1999
“Mercury Rising: Tajik Refugees in Kyrgystan” Silk Road: Journal of Central Asian Studies, Spring 1998.
  The Caravan”, New York Press, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 2000
  “The Pelican”, A World Between: Fiction, Poetry and Essays by Iranian-Americans, Edited by Persis Karim and Mohammad Mehdi Khorrami, George Braziller, April 1999
  “Refugee” American Magazine, 50:3 Fall 1999