Leah Mirakhor

Leah Mirakhor

Assistant Professor (on leave 2016-17)

Department/Affiliation: English, Comparative Literature
Phone: 330-287-1931
Office Address: 218 Kauke


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison 2011

Courses Taught

  • 110 College Writing
  • English 120: Writing in the Age of Terror: Transnational Literature of the Middle East & North Africa
  • English 160: Memoirs & Middle East
  • English 210: Unlearning Africa:  Diasporas, Neocolonialisms & Neoliberalisms
  • English 230: Heartbreak and Masculinity in Global Anglophone Literatures



Co-Curator “Picture Yourself: Selfies, Cellphones, and the Digital Age” (.pdf)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • African American Literature
  • Middle Eastern & South Asian American Literature
  • Ethnic/Postcolonical Studies

Leah Mirakhor is working on a monograph on American empire and the figure of terror from the Cold War to the War on Terror.