Tahereh Aghdasifar

Dr. Tahereh Aghdasifar

Assistant Professor

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Tahereh Aghdasifar is an Assistant Professor of Women's Studies at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She earned her PhD in Cultural Studies with a certificate in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University, and her M.A. in Women's Studies from Georgia State University.

Aghdasifar specializes in transnational feminism, queer theory and queer of color critique, cultural studies of space, and affect theory. Her work focuses on questions of sociality, opacity, and the economy. Her current book project, Queering the Quotidian: Everyday Homosociality in Iranian Bra Shops, is a large scale rhythmanalysis of bra shops in Iran exploring how neoliberal encroachment on such spaces impacts women's sociality. She is also conducting research for a new project exploring how queer of color installations and performances which refuse audience legibility facilitate modes of relationality outside of identity politics.

Dr. Aghdasifar has previously taught at Loyola Marymount University, Sonoma State University, and Georgia State University. She currently serves as director of the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life.