Prof. Richard Foltz, PhD
Professor, Religions and Cultures
Richard Foltz is a cultural historian specializing in the broader Iranian world. His most recent book is Iran in World History (Oxford University Press, 2016), which has also been published in a Persian edition (Entesharat-e Dibayeh, 2016) and will soon appear in Turkish (Inkilap Yayınları). He is currently preparing a book entitled A History of the Tajiks: Iranians of the East, which will be published by I.B. Tauris in 2018.
PhD (Harvard University)
Religions of Iran
Iran in World History, Oxford University Press, 2016.
Religions of Iran: From Prehistory to the Present, Oneworld Publications, 2013.
Religions of the Silk Road: Premodern Patterns of Globalization, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Recent graduate seminars and reading courses
Ancient Iran (2016)
Religions of the Silk Road (2015)