Margaret Mills

Professor Emeritus
Core Faculty

Dr. Mills came to OSU in 1998 from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was Chair of the Department of Folkore and Folklife. She is widely regarded as a leading specialist in the popular culture of the Persian and Farsi-speaking world.Her book, Rhetorics and Politics in Afghan Traditional Storytelling, won the 1993 Chicago Folklore Prize for best academic work in folklore.She is the author or co-editor of four additional books, with two others in preparation, as well as numerous other publications. Dr. Mills served as the Chair of the Department of NELC.

Areas of Expertise
  • Popular culture of the Persian and Farsi-speaking world
  • Afganistan
Education
  • Ph.D., Harvard University

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614 292-7136
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614 292-1262
313 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Road, Columbus, OH, 43210