Graduate Research Associate
1775 S. College Rd
Columbus OH, 43210
Areas of Expertise
- Women's Folklore
- Religious Folklife
- Folk Art (ways of dress)
- Iranian Traditions and Culture
- Reconciliation and Restorative Justice
- Western Kentucky University, Folk Studies, Master of Arts, May 2020
- Tarbiat Modares University, Criminal law and Criminology, Ph.D., 2014
- Tarbiat Modares University, Criminal law and Criminology, Master, 2009
- Shiraz University, Law, B.L., 2006
Zahra Abedinezhad is a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Studies and Folklore at The Ohio State University. Having backgrounds in Law (TMU, Iran) and in Folk studies (WKU), she is interested in exploring intersections between religious practices and social regulations/codes. She is currently working on mourning performances of Iranian women.
Selected Research Interests: Mourning, Karbala Paradigm, Women's Life and Culture, Comparative-Cultural Analysis.