Mitra Ara

Assistant Professor and Director of Persian Studies
Area of expertise: 

Religious traditions in Iran

Zoroastrianism

Persian language and culture

Death and afterlife in world religions

About: 
Mitra Ara is an expert in Iranian cultures and religious traditions. She is the author of the book "Eschatology in the Indo-Iranian Traditions”.  She is the Founding Director of The Persian Studies program at SF State.
Highest Degree: 
Ph.D., Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Fluent in language other than English: 
Persian
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3121
Email: 
mitraara@sfsu.edu