Unita Ahdifard

Unita Ahdifard received her Ph.D. from the Department of English. Her research focuses on women writers and Anglo-Persianate relations in the early modern period, postcolonial theory, and the boundaries around fictional and nonfictional genres in travel writing. In September 2022, she began a graduate internship at the Getty Museum, alongside the Kanner postdoctoral fellowship in British studies at the UCLA Clark library. 

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Read about Unita’s Public Humanities Graduate Fellow internship with the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation.

Watch Unita’s Winter 2022 Public Humanities Graduate Fellows Program Capstone Presentation:

Watch Unita discuss her research on women and Anglo-Persianate travel literature: