Faculty and Staff of the Iranian Studies Department
Prof. Dr. Christoph U. Werner (in German)
Anja Klein (in German)
Assistant Professors, Lecturers and Research Assistants
Dr. Goulia Ghardashkhani-Otter (in German), Senior Lecturer and director of the DFG-project "The Grand Narrative of the Holy Defense: Dynamics of Representation and Subversion in Iranian War Literature"
Dr. Christine Kämpfer (in German), Assistant Professor
Thomas Ecker M.A. (in German), research assistant for the DFG-project "ZwischenWirklichkeitserzählung und Selbstzeugnis: PersischePilgerberichte der Kadscharenzeit"
Dr. Reza Pourjavady (in German), research assistant for the DFG-project "SāhibRāms Adaption des Aḫlāq-iMuḥsinī: Eine Fallstudiezumindo-persischenKulturtransferimIndien des 19. Jahrhunderts"
Mitra Sharifi-Neystanak (in German), lecturer for Persian
Prof. Dr. Christine Nölle-Karimi (in German)
Deputy director of the Iranian Studies Institute at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Vienna
Prof. Dr. Roxane Haag-Higuchi (in German), Acedemic Director (retired)
Emerita / Emeritus
2003 - 2019 Chair of the Iranian studies department
Prof. Dr. Bert G. Fragner
1989 - 2003 Chair of the Iranian studies department
2003 - 2010 Director of the Iranian Studies Institute at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), Vienna
Dr. Schayan Gharevi (in German), coordinator of the Elite M.A. program Cultural Studies of the Middle East
2006 - 2013 research assistant at the Iranian studies department
Dr. Şevket Kücükhüseyin (in German)
2009 - 2012 research assistant at the Iranian studies department